Keynote Speaker

Keith W. McIntosh
Veteran, US Air Force

Keith W. McIntosh began his role as the Associate Vice President for Information Technology Services (ITS) and Chief Information Officer (AVP/CIO) at Ithaca College in August 2014. As the CIO, he provides vision, leadership, oversight, and management of the College's academic and administrative information technology services, facilities, hardware, software, and staff. His team of 74 staff support an undergraduate enrollment of about 6,300 students, 493 full-time faculty, 246 part-time faculty and 1074 administrative and staff employees. Before joining Ithaca he held the position of Vice Chancellor for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Pima County Community College District, the eighth largest in the country, where his higher education career began in 2008. Prior to joining Pima, he held various progressive leadership and management positions within IT during his distinguished and 24.5 year service in the United States Air Force which included tours in Korea, Iraq, Nebraska, Colorado, and Texas.  

Keith holds a MBA degree (Summa Cum Laude) with a concentration in Information Technology Management from Trident University International and a BS in Management Information Systems from Bellevue University in Bellevue, NE. Keith, a 2012 Leading Change Institute (formerly Frye Leadership Institute) fellow, serves as Chair of the Advisory Board (2013-2016) for the Center for Higher Education Chief Information Officer Studies (CHECS). He recently completed his term as Program Faculty (2012-2014) for the EDUCAUSE Institute Management Program. He was the inaugural recipient of the EDUCAUSE Rising Star Award in 2011.