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The Division of Information Technology

Innovation Workshop Participants and Advisors

The following individuals are involved in developing the parameters of the partnership between the University of South Carolina and IBM:

University Representatives

Harris Pastides President
Ed Walton Senior Vice President for Administration and Chief Operating Officer
Bill Hogue Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
Mary Anne Fitzpatrick Vice President for System Planning
Prakash Nagarkatti Vice President for Research
Steven Lynn Dean, Honors College
Peter Brews Dean, Darla Moore School of Business
Tim Carroll Associate Dean, Executive Education, Darla Moore School of Business
Meera Narasimhan Associate Provost for Health Services
Helen Doerpinghaus Interim Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
Lacy Ford Senior Vice Provost, Distributed Learning and Dean of Graduate Studies
Harry Ploehn Vice Provost and Director of Academic Planning
Dennis Pruitt Vice President for Student Affairs and Academic Support
Pam Bowers Associate Vice President for Assessment, Planning and Innovation, SAAS
Stacey Bradley Associate Vice President for Administration, SAAS
Christina Friend Director, Center for Teaching Excellence
Wes Hickman Director, Communications and Marketing and Chief Communications Officer
Bill Kirkland Executive Director, Office of Economic Engagement
Linda Mihalik Director, Enterprise Academic Technology Initiatives
Tammy Hyatt Chief of Staff, Office of Information Technology
Michelle Foster Public Relations Coordinator, Division of Information Technology


IBM Representatives 

Andy Bernardin Director of Enterprise Sales for South Carolina and Public Sector in North Carolina
Heather Gibbs-Poe Global Business Services, Public Sector Business Analytics and Strategy
Alex Kaplan Global Leader, Personalized Learning on Cloud Solutions
Jim Ryan Global Business Services, Strategy and Analytics, South Carolina
Manish Sampat Senior Engagement Manager, Global Innovation Programs
Doug Surrett Client Executive, Enterprise - South Carolina
Kevin Turner Global Business Services, Education and State and Local Government