The Chief Academic Technology Officer: A Unique Tech Exec - Sponsored by CirQlive

Wednesday, February 20 | 4:15PM–5:00PM PT | Pacific Ballroom C, Second Floor
Session Type: Featured Session
Delivery Format: Interactive Presentation
In 2018, the Center for Higher Education CIO Studies (CHECS) conducted its first survey of the chief academic technology officer (CATO). Combined with information from the CHECS 2018 CIO survey, the research paints a picture of the differences and similarities between CATOs and other higher education technology executives. Join two CATO practitioners and the founder of CHECS to explore the data and what it may mean for the profession.

Outcomes: Gain a data-based view of the CATO * Be able to identify the characteristics of the CATO * Be able to identify the career path, background, and organizational placement of the CATO


  • Helen Chu

    Assistant Vice Provost, Learning Spaces, Stanford University
  • Jenn Stringer

    Vice President and Chief Digital Officer, J. Paul Getty Trust

Resources & Downloads

  • The Chief Academic Technology Officer CATO A Unique Tech Exec

    Updated on 11/26/2019