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About the CIO

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The CIO reports directly to the Vice President and Chief Global Information Officer Curtis Cole. 

Dave Vernon is serving as interim CIO, overseeing Cornell Information Technologies and collaborating with the campus IT service groups (ITSGs) and a variety of partners and stakeholders to manage the IT infrastructure and provide university-wide services to the Cornell community.

Ben Maddox was named CIO on September 15, 2023, and will begin in November. He will provide strategic and operational leadership for Cornell Tech, the campus IT service groups, and Cornell Information Technologies. He will also collaborate closely with the CIO for Weill Cornell Medicine, Vipin V. Kamath, to coordinate common solutions across the campuses.


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