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Vince Kellen

Chief Information Officer
UC San Diego
Participates in 1 Session

Vince Kellen is the Chief Information Officer for the University of California, San Diego, as well as a 
member of the Chancellor's Cabinet, and vice chancellor and chief financial officer's senior management 
team. UC San Diego is recognized as a top 15 university world-wide and 7th best public university in the 
world, with over $1.1 billion in annual research funding, 36,000 students, 16 Nobel laureates who have 
taught on its campus and 161 faculty with national Academy memberships.


Vince's recent work has been in the areas of student success and learning analytics and application of 
advanced technology in higher education. Vince is a recipient of the CIO Magazine “Top 100” award in 
2007 and 2014, was one of InformationWeek’s “Chiefs of the Year” in 2013, received the 
Computerworld “Honors Laureate” award in 2013, and was one of four recipients selected globally for 
Dell’s 2012 “Transformational CIO” award. Vince has authored more than 220 articles, four books and 
more than 150 presentation on IT topics and is a Fellow with Cutter Consortium, a leading IT industry 
think tank, where writes on digital transformation and data and analytics topics.


Vince is a Board of Director member for IMS Global and has served on advisory boards for Apple, 
Microsoft, Dell, SAP, AT&T and Blackboard. He was previously CIO and Senior Vice Provost at University 
of Kentucky and CIO at DePaul University. Before his tenure in higher education, Dr. Kellen was an IT 
strategy consultant working with Fortune 500 firms on marketing and CRM digital transformations. 
Vince has taught graduate and undergraduate courses on IT strategy, information strategy, and 
enterprise systems at DePaul University and University of Kentucky. He earned his Ph.D. in computer 
science, an M.S. degree in information systems, and a B.A. degree in communications all from DePaul 
University in Chicago, Illinois. 

Sessions in which Vince Kellen participates