Office of Information Technology

John Spadaro

Interim Chief Digital Information Officer/Deputy CIO


As the Deputy CIO, John is responsible for managing the IT Service Center and insuring that Brown's IT systems work together seamlessly to provide the university community with a comprehensive and modern set of reliable IT services that meet the needs of research, scholarship and the administration. He also oversees Project Management. A Dartmouth College graduate, John has been at Brown since 1984. Prior to his current role he served as a User Services Specialist, ran the Student Help Desk and was a mainframe systems programmer. More recently John directed the infrastructure systems and services team that supported email, directories, web services and the underlying infrastructure that makes them all work. John has taken on the Interim CIO role twice, as well as temporary leadership roles in Advancement IT, and the Center for Computation and Visualization (CCV).

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