Leadership

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Michael Hofherr

Vice President and Chief Information Officer

hofherr.3@osu.edu | 614-247-6819

Michael B. Hofherr is Ohio State's Vice President and Chief Information Officer. This role includes the leadership of two departments - the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) and the Office of Distance Education and eLearning (ODEE).

Within the Office of the Chief Information Officer, his responsibilities include the planning, alignment, budgeting, design, implementation and...

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Diane Dagefoerde

Deputy Chief Information Officer

dagefoerde.2@osu.edu | 614-292-9500

Diane Dagefoerde became Deputy Chief Information Officer in mid-2014. In this position she oversees enterprise-wide technology services offered by the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), including Applications, Data Warehousing, Infrastructure, Architecture and Enterprise Security.

Dagefoerde joined Ohio State in 2001 and served in a variety of technology positions, most...

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Liv Gjestvang

Associate Vice President of Learning Technology

gjestvang.1@osu.edu | 614-247-6457

Liv Gjestvang joined Ohio State in 2006 and has been working as AVP since 2013. She considers her work the “fun part” of IT, with a team that designs and supports 370 classrooms, runs the campus learning technology toolset, and supports faculty use of educational technology. She is deeply committed to OSU’s land grant mission and was co-author of College Ready Ohio, a $13.5 million grant from...

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Robert Griffiths

Associate Vice President of Distance Education

griffiths.44@osu.edu | 614-292-5901

Robert Griffiths is the AVP of Distance Education for the Office of Distance Education and eLearning. He has been advancing the university’s online education initiative since 2013. Dr. Griffiths has been passionate about the affordances and possibilities of technology empowered learning opportunities since showing his family how to use the Apple IIc. The journey for life-long learning is an...

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Katharine Keune

Chief Communication Officer

keune.1@osu.edu | 614-247-6980

With 20 years of experience in the public and private sectors, Katharine is responsible for marketing, communication, web and media relations for both OCIO and ODEE. She held this position since the organizations were unified under one leader in July 2014.

Before her current role, Katharine worked with Ohio State for more than 15 years, most recently as ODEE communication director for...

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David Kieffer

Associate Vice President for Administrative Applications

kieffer.2@osu.edu | 614-688-4272

Dave Kieffer is the Associate Vice President for Administrative Applications, a role that leverages more than 25 years of expertise in creating, implementing and managing enterprise-class applications at Ohio State. He is responsible for a wide variety of enterprise systems ranging from the Student Information System, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Applications, Enterprise Integration...

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Clay Michalowski

Chief Administration Officer

michalowski.1@osu.edu | 614-292-3665

With 25 years of experience, Clay is responsible for all financial, fiscal management and human resource aspects of both OCIO and ODEE. He directs, plans, implements, and overseas OCIO and ODEE Administrative Services. Administrative Services include human resources, budget and fiscal management, business services, and facility management which supports approximately 420 staff and 160 students...

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Helen Patton

Chief Information Security Officer

patton.91@osu.edu | 614-292-7831

With more than 20 years of experience in the Security, Risk and Resiliency profession, Helen Patton (CRISC, CISA) brings a wealth of experience in managing information, technology and operational risk for global organizations, and advocates using Information Risk and Security Management to enable the mission of the Institution.

Since July 2013 Helen has assumed the role of Chief...

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Leslie Weibush

Special Assistant to the Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Distance Education and eLearning

weibush.2@osu.edu | 614-292-0790

Leslie Weibush serves as the Special Assistant to the Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Distance Education and eLearning. In her role, Weibush researches, analyzes, plans and communicates diverse matters university-wide, nationally and internationally. She works closely with the senior leadership team to monitor, advise, and communicate the implementation of the operational and...

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