Author Profile

Michael Hites | Senior Associate Vice President and CIO, University of Illinois System

Current Position and Past Experience
Since 2008, Michael Hites has served as Senior Associate Vice President for Administrative Information Technology Services and Chief information Officer for the University of Illinois System. He is the strategist for enterprise-wide IT services in support of the academic and research operations of the University.

Before he became CIO of University of Illinois System, for five years Hites was VP for Planning and Information Technology, Vice Provost for IT Services and CIO at New Mexico State University.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Hites earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Arizona, his MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his PhD in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology.

Hites is one of Computerworld’s Premier 100 IT Leaders.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
Michael Hites is a part of the nonprofit organization American Heritage Girls.

Connect
You can find Michael Hites on the web via LinkedIn. You can find more of his writing on the University of Illinois From the CIO blog.
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