Information Technology (IT) represents both a great opportunity and significant challenge for businesses in our region. The Center for Information Technology Innovation (CITI) matches the resources of the university with those of its member companies to provide a forum where innovative solutions to these issues can be explored and implemented. Its mission is to help organizations take full advantage of IT opportunities through programs of excellence in information interchange, education and research, and through collaborative initiatives.
CITI is part of the Business School at the University of Colorado Denver and includes prominent Colorado businesses as corporate sponsors and members.
Advisory Council Members
- Steve Berkowitz
Regional Sales Executive, MicroStrategy
- James Carder
- Julie Chickillo
Member, CITI Cyber Security Consortium
- Gail Coury
Vice President, Risk Management, Oracle
- Brad Cowdrey
Chief Executive Officer & Founder, Clear Peak Holdings, LLC
- Alan Cullop DaVita
Chief Information Officer & Senior Vice President, DaVita Healthcare Partners, Inc.
- Sean Everhart
Chief Information Officer, David C Cook
- Michael Frendo
Chief Technology Officer of a stealth mode startup in cyber security
- James Gaulke
- Steve Goiter
- Marina Johnson
Chief Executive Officer, MOST Programming, Inc.
- Albert Kendrick
Chief Information Officer, FirstBank
- Sam V. Kumar
Chief Executive Officer & Founder, NewCloud Networks
- Ryan McMeekin
IT Professional, Risk Assurance, PwC
- Vincent P. Melvin
Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Arrow Electronics, Inc.
- Lucia Milica
Chief Executive Officer, Proofpoint
- Steve Oberg
Chief Information Officer, DaVita Healthcare Partners, Inc.
- Molly Rauzi
Director of Technology, Gagen MacDonald
- Jamie Tischart
VP of Tech Ops, SendGrid
- Jonathan Trull
Global Chief Security Advisor, Microsoft Enterprise Cybersecurity Group
- Norman Weeks
Head Lead, Newmont Mining Company's Cybersecurity Program
- Randy Weldon
Chief Information Officer, Geneva Pharmaceuticals, Douglas County School District