The 21st-Century IT Leadership Competency Model

Thursday, May 30 | 11:45AM–12:30PM | East/West Paces
Session Type: Professional Development
Nearly 10 years ago Brian Hawkins described "a framework for the CIO position", defining the concept and characteristics of an effective chief information officer in higher education. Today, IT leaders must cope with the undeniable change that's startling both in its nature and velocity. Key drivers are redefining the competency model for CIOs. What does the paradigm shift in technology and business mean for leadership? What is the business model behind 21st-century IT organization? After investigating the forces of change in higher education IT, we will graft onto the previous framework many new, vital competencies.


  • Randall Alberts

  • Karissa Miller

    Chief Academic Technology Officer, Ringling College of Art and Design
  • Mahmoud Pegah

    Chief Information Officer, Ringling College of Art and Design