2017 KEYNOTES

Big Data & Open Source Innovation

Beth Simone Noveck

Beth Simone Noveck is the go-to expert on fusing innovation with leadership at the highest level. A pioneer in helping institutions evolve into more productive forms, she specializes in employing digital technology to make government more effective. Noveck directs The Governance Lab, where she designs and tests technology, policy and strategies for fostering collaboration in problem-solving, decision-making, resolving conflict and effective governing. She served in the White House as the first US Deputy Chief Technology Officer.

In 2007, she launched Peer-to-Patent, the federal government's first social networking initiative. Through this initiative, she connected patent examiners to volunteer scientists and technologists via the web, helping to determine which future startups could potentially change the way we live, work and function. She is the author of four books at the intersection of technology, law and policy, including the recently released Smarter Cities, Smarter State: The Technologies of Expertise and the Future of Governing.

Leading in IT: Technical, Meet Relational

Keith "Mac" McIntosh

Keith W. McIntosh is the Vice President (VP) for Information Services and Chief Information Officer (CIO) at the University of Richmond. Reporting to the President, he is responsible for the day-to-day management and strategic development of the university’s Information Services organization. Prior to joining the University of Richmond he was the CIO at Ithaca College, CIO at Pima County Community College District, and held various progressive leadership and management positions within IT during his distinguished 24.5 year service in the United States Air Force including a combat tour in Northern Iraq.

He 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. Keith is an accomplished speaker and author. He is the first CIO to be selected to serve on the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) Board with a 3-year term which started on August 1, 2016. He was the inaugural recipient of the EDUCAUSE Rising Star Award in 2011.

Meet Keith McIntosh.

What's Next: Futurecasting with IT Leaders

Dee Childs, Texas A&M University
Brad Englert, The University of Texas at Austin
Keith McIntosh, University of Richmond 
Pattie Orr, Baylor University

Join leaders from universities across Texas and beyond to discuss what's next for information technology in higher education.