Information Technologies and Support Services

Russ Kaurloto is the associate CIO for information technologies and support services.

The associate CIO oversees enterprise networking and telecommunications, enterprise and administrative systems, external networking, IT security, data center operations, disaster recovery, and customer support. The associate CIO oversees the ongoing upgrade of the USC network and provides leadership for the development of an IT strategic plan to enhance operations.

The associate CIO is a member of the CIO cabinet and oversees the following ITS departments:

Customer Support and Quality of Service Assurance

Senior director: Carol Craig

Networking and Telecommunications

Senior director: Brian Yamaguchi

External Networking

Director: Celeste Anderson

Enterprise Middleware Applications

Director: Asbed Bedrossian


Director: Lou Ramirez

Student Information Systems

Interim Director: Yvonne Davis