About the Office
The Office of the CIO provides the vision and leadership in information technology necessary to advance the university’s mission and strategic plan. The mission of the CIO is to offer direction and support for the effective application and integration of information technology to improve the teaching, learning, research, and administrative environment of the university.
Peter M. Siegel is the chief information officer and vice provost for information technology services (ITS).
The chief information officer provides the vision and leadership in information technology necessary to advance the university’s mission and strategic plan on both the University Park and Health Sciences campuses. The CIO also supports the professional development needs of the university’s information technology community.
The vice provost for ITS oversees the operations of the university’s central information technology (IT) organization, working with USC’s senior administration, schools, and units. ITS provides essential university-wide services in the areas of information technology and operations, including the wired and wireless networks, systems security, and telephone services; technology-enhanced learning, including multimedia classrooms and USC computing labs; enterprise information systems, including email, the Kuali Financial System, and student information systems; high-performance computing and communications; and IT support for the USC Shoah Foundation Institute.
The CIO and vice provost is also responsible for the division’s IT governance structure, and reports to the provost and senior vice president for academic affairs.
Jenise Evans is the executive assistant to the CIO.
Associate CIO and associate vice provost: Susan Metros
Associate CIO: Russ Kaurloto
Faculty executive director: Priya Vashishta
Chief technology officer: Sam Gustman
Director: Robert Lau
Senior director: Maria Lam
Director: Kevin Durkin
Director: Leyla Ezdinli
Director: Tracy Kerr