Rob Lowden

Lowden is the chief information officer at Indiana University.

Higher Education IT Executive of the Year

As vice president for information technology and chief information officer, Rob Lowden sets comprehensive IT strategy and leads IT services, infrastructure, cybersecurity, and research efforts across the university. In his previous role as executive associate dean and CIO for the IU School of Medicine, Lowden led IT strategy for the largest medical school in the United States. Prior to this, he served as IU’s associate vice president of enterprise systems, during which he led adoption of IU’s course management system, implemented two-factor authentication across IU, and led the development of the Decision Support Initiative to provide IU leaders with access to timely, accurate data to inform better decision-making.

Jake Williams

Written by Jake Williams

Jake Williams is the vice president of content and community for StateScoop & EdScoop at Scoop News Group. Williams has spent nearly a decade in the government IT market, covering the ins-and-outs of state and local government as well as higher education. Williams started his journalism career in regional journalism in his native Pennsylvania, and also worked as a reporter for Campaigns & Elections magazine.

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