Bill Balint

CIO

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Bill is the founding CIO at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a doctoral-intensive university located near Pittsburgh.  He is also the Technical Executive of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education's Strategic Information Management System.  Bill has been CIO since 2006 and has 28 years of IT experience.  He was named the 2016 Pittsburgh CIO of the Year for Education by the Pittsburgh Technology Council and the Greater Pittsburgh CIO Group.  Bill has presented more than 20 times at various regional, state and national events since 2011 on higher education IT leadership, organizational philosophies, cloud computing, project management and cyber security.  He has been interviewed or authored articles for Campus Technology Magazine,  Educational Technology Insights and the Enterprisers Project among others seven times since 2014.  Bill is the only Pa. State System employee to receive an Emeriti Award from the Pennsylvania Banner User Group.