Conversations with Faculty

Thursday, July 25 | 1:30PM–2:15PM MT | Alpine West Ballroom, second level
Session Type: General Session

Higher education IT leadership positions can be both remarkably rewarding and extraordinarily challenging. In this session, you will be provided with the opportunity to ask questions of and hear from our faculty in a group discussion about the position of the CIO and CISO. The panel will share their stories and experiences to help you learn more about the positions and consider what professional path is right for you.

  • Engage in a conversation about experiences you can expect as a CIO or CISO
  • Ask questions about the challenges and rewards of being a CIO or CISO
  • Explore whether you are interested in and suited for the CIO or CISO positions


  • Sharon Blanton

    Vice President of Operations, The College of New Jersey
  • Ana Borray

    EDUCAUSE Alumni
  • Michael Cato

    Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Bowdoin College
  • Kirk Kelly

    Vice President, Vantage Technology Consulting Group
  • Susan Malisch

  • Cheryl Washington

    Chief Information Security Officer, University of California, Davis