NYU Information Technology (NYU IT) provides IT solutions and support to the NYU community, in partnership with school and local IT teams, to promote and enable teaching and learning, research, and administration. NYU IT’s purpose is to power the daily operation of the University while being a force for change and innovation.

Office of the Vice President/ CIO

The Office of the Vice President for Information Technology/CIO provides leadership and coordination of University IT strategy, governance, policies, and services.

NYU IT Vision

To become NYU’s trusted technology partner, by supporting the community in achieving its goals, enabling innovation, and serving society and the University’s mission.

NYU IT Mission

To empower the NYU community with simple, stress-free, secure, and easily accessible IT solutions, and to work effectively to deliver the highest levels of customer satisfaction.

NYU IT Core Beliefs

  • People at the heart of everything we do
  • Teams work, boundaries don’t
  • Building IT partnerships to solve University-wide challenges
  • Right promises, Right delivery
  • Technology that enables innovation

IT Governance

IT governance at NYU is accomplished by engaging NYU’s leadership in setting IT strategy and priorities, and by getting advice and feedback from the NYU community.  The CIO Council, the group of IT leads and CIOs from NYU Schools is a key player in Infrastructure governance.

NYU IT is made up of the following units:

Applications Development (Sherif Samaan)

  • Enterprise Application Development
  • Application Optimization

Enterprise Data Management (Angela Y. Chen)

  • Identity Management
  • Enterprise Data Management
  • Database Administration

Finance & Governance (Nelya Zonis)

  • Business Services
  • Governance Support

Infrastructure (Doug Carlson)

  • Cloud Services Coordination
  • Data Center Management
  • Database, Storage, and Storage Administration
  • Networking, Telephone and Videoconferencing Infrastructure

Operation Services (TBD)

  • Client Services (Service Desk (8-3333 in NYC) & Desktop Support
  • Global Command Center
  • Student Technology Centers, LaGuardia Co-op, and Residential networking

Organization Development & Workplace Services (Laura Tretner)

  • Employee Experience
  • Administration
  • Facilities
  • Events   

Program Services Office (Renaud Fournier)

  • Business Change Management & Service Delivery
  • Business Process Improvement
  • Project Management
  • Information & Analytics

Service, Security & Compliance (Kitty Bridges)

  • Communication & Partnerships
  • Service Management
  • Information Security
  • Policy & Compliance

Research Technology (David Ackerman)

  • High Performance Computing
  • Research Technology Services
  • LaGuardia Studio

Teaching and Learning (Ben Maddox)

  • Support for NYU IT Tools for Teaching and Learning
  • Technology Enhanced Course and Curricular Design
  • Digital Media, Animation and Video Creation
  • Outcomes and Assessment Research