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Information Technology

Len Peters , Vice President & Chief Information Officer

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.

NYU IT is made up of the following units:

Application Development (Jeff Pasch - Interim)

  • Enterprise Application Development
  • Application Optimization

Business Services Office (Nelya Zonis)

  • Portfolio Governance
  • Finance
  • Vendor Management

Digital Accessibility/IT Policy and Compliance (Kitty Bridges)

  • Digital Accessibility
  • IT Policy
  • Compliance

Enterprise Data Management (Angela Y. Chen)

  • Identity Management
  • Enterprise Data Management
  • Database Administration

Global Infrastructure and Operations (Jeff Capuano)

  • Client Services (Service Desk (8-3333 in NYC) and Desktop Support
  • Global Command Center
  • Student Technology Centers, LaGuardia Co-op, and Residential networking
  • Cloud Services Coordination
  • Data Center Management
  • Database, Storage, and Storage Administration
  • Networking, Telephone, and Videoconferencing Infrastructure

Information Security (Maria C. Suarez)

  • Risk Management
  • Security Awareness
  • Digital Forensics
  • Security Operations

Operations Technology and Support Services (Meenakshi Baker)

  • Facilities Systems
  • Work Order Systems
  • Capital Projects Systems
  • Space Management

Program Services Office (Arshi Chaudhry - Interim)

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

Research Technology (David Ackerman)

  • High Performance Computing
  • Research Technology Services
  • LaGuardia Studio 

Strategy, Planning, and Engagement (Annie Merkle)

  • Communications
  • Digitalization
  • IT Engagement
  • Facilities and Workplace Services
  • Global IT
  • Partnerships and Community Relationships
  • Student Relationships

Teaching and Learning with Technology (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

Learn More

For details about NYU IT's Leadership, Purpose, Vision, Mission, Key Projects and Initiatives, Annual Report, and much more, please visit the About NYU IT website.


Key People

In Information Technology

Len Peters

Vice President, Information Technology & Global Chief Information Officer

David Ackerman

Associate Vice President, Research Technology

Meenakshi Baker

Assistant Vice President, Operations Technology and Support Services

Kitty Bridges

Associate Vice President, Digital Accessibility/IT Policy and Compliance

Jeff Capuano

Associate Vice President, Global Infrastructure and Operations

Angela Chen

Associate Vice President, Application Development, Operations Technology Services & Support, Program Services Office, and Enterprise Data Management

Ben Maddox

Associate Vice President, Teaching and Learning with Technology

Annie Merkle

Associate Vice President, Strategy, Planning, and Engagement

Maria C. Suarez

Global University Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Associate Vice President, Office of Information Security

Nelya Zonis

Associate Vice President, Business Services Office