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Cindy Leavitt

Cindy Leavitt

VP and Chief Information Officer

leavitt.75@osu.edu | Leadership Blog

Cindy Leavitt was appointed Vice President and Chief Information Officer in September 2021. As VP and CIO, her responsibilities include:

  • The vision, budgeting, design, implementation, and operation of information systems in support of the university's strategies and objectives.
  • Establishment of IT strategy, policy, standards, and direction.
  • Oversight of the distance...

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Robert Griffiths

Robert Griffiths

Chief Digital Learning Officer

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

Robert Griffiths is the Chief Digital Learning Officer. 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 undercurrent that drives much of his...

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Katharine Keune

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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Bob Muhn

Bob Muhn

Chief Administrative Officer

muhn.1@osu.edu | 614-247-8155

Bob Muhn serves as the Chief Administrative Officer for the OCIO and ODEE. In this position, he oversees the short- and long-term strategic direction for administrative and technical services within the landscape of IT and eLearning. His leadership responsibilities include oversight and direction of shared services including finance, marketing and communication, relationship management, IT...

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Rich Nagle

Rich Nagle

Chief Information Security Officer

nagle.51@osu.edu | 614-292-1385

Rich Nagle has a unique perspective on information technology and security informed by experience across a variety of industries and IT specializations over the last 25 years. Currently AVP and CISO for The Ohio State University, Rich began his journey at Ohio State in 2015 as Associate Director of Identity & Access Management (I&AM), leading the Identity Management and...

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Ginger Breon

Ginger Breon

Chief Technology Officer

breon.5@osu.edu | 614-688-8193

As Chief Technology Officer, Ginger leads the Research Technology and Infrastructure Services team. In that capacity, she oversees enterprise-wide technology services offered by the Office of the Technology and Digital Innovation (OTDI). In this role she also served as fiscal agent for OH-TECH, which includes OhioLINK, OARnet and the Ohio Supercomputer Center.

Prior to her role as Chief...

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Bill Phillips

Bill Phillips

Chief Relationship Officer

phillips.77@osu.edu | 614-247-4455

As the Chief Relationship Officer, Bill is responsible for Relationship Management and IT Business Strategy for the Office of the CIO. He leads the team that works with university colleges and departments to identify new service opportunities and maintain and enhance relationships between OCIO/ODEE and its customers and cross-functional teams. Working with strategic vendors, he plays a leading...

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Jenna Price

Senior Executive Assistant and Senior Advisor for Culture, Diversity, and Belonging

price.1323@osu.edu |

Jenna Price serves as the Senior Executive Assistant to the Vice President and Chief Information Officer and is Senior Advisor for Culture, Diversity, and Belonging in OTDI. In these roles, Jenna is an expert solver at the Tetris-like logistical puzzle each day brings in managing the VP and CIO’s leadership and her leadership team’s activities and is an OTDI-wide strategic partner dedicated to...

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Will Mills

Will Mills

Senior Relationship Manager and Senior Advisor for Culture, Diversity, and Belonging

mills.240@osu.edu | 614-292-7465

Will serves as Senior Relationship Manager and Senior Advisor for Culture, Diversity, and Belonging. He is responsible for understanding business strategies and technology needs across campus, connecting people, and helping drive organizational change. Will is committed to making space for the uniqueness that each employee brings to the workplace. He believes that every individual has a voice...

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Lynne Sanbe

Lynne Sanbe

Chief Applications Officer

sanbe.1@osu.edu |

For over 30 years, Lynne’s passion has been to bridge business process and people with technology while encouraging the creation of high performing cross-functional teams. Joining Ohio State in September 2022, as a Chief Applications Officer, Lynne will be responsible for application services and enterprise business solutions.

Prior to Ohio State, for 15 years she served as an Associate...

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CK Bhatia

CK Bhatia

Chief Data and Integrations Officer

bhatia.192@osu.edu |

Chandrakant Bhatia (a.k.a CK) has over 28 years of experience in the realm of Information Delivery. CK is passionate about Data & Analytics and lives to transform raw data into actionable insights by democratizing the availability of data with pragmatic governance. He has provided strategic and operational oversight to teams that perform the functions of Data Architecture, Design,...

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