Chief Technology Officer

Chief Technology Officer

The Georgia Institute of Technology (i.e., the Institute, Georgia Tech and/or GT) invites applications for a strategic-thinking, innovative chief technology officer. As a member of the IT senior leadership team for the Institute and reporting to the vice president-IT/chief information officer, the chief technology officer (CTO) has a strategic focus on the research and academic technologies of the Institute. The CTO will actively participate in IT governance and leadership roles throughout the Institute.  This will be accomplished by partnering with research and academic entities, and leading and executing the aspects of IT strategy that enable the Institute to achieve its research, teaching and learning goals.

As a leading technological institute, Georgia Tech has more than 100 centers focused on interdisciplinary research that consistently contribute vital research and innovation to American government, industry and business. Georgia Tech stands out as a distinctively different kind of university, one that is eagerly encouraging and developing the revolutionary technologies of the 21st century.

Georgia Tech Information Technology provides information technology leadership and support to the Georgia Institute of Technology, working in partnership with academic and business units to meet the unique needs of a leading research university. Georgia Tech IT serves as the primary source of enterprise-wide information technology and telecommunications services in support of students, faculty, staff and researchers. To learn more about the services provided by the organization, please click the following link:

The CTO role formulates technical strategy for research and digital learning technologies that is responsive to the needs of researchers, faculty and students, and that demonstrates a forward leaning view of technology. The CTO has a direct impact on, and responsibility for, research funding and general institutional funds. Additionally, this role provides leadership, oversight, and influence over the Partnership for Advanced Computing Environment (PACE), the Research Cyber Infrastructure, the Digital Learning Environment for Georgia Tech and the forthcoming Enterprise Innovation Program at Georgia Tech.

Applicants must have a master's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.  The candidate must have a minimum fifteen years of progressively increasing technology leadership responsibilities running large complex research, academic and innovation projects in a university, federal agency, or research-intensive, systems environment.

How to Apply

Applications and nominations are now being accepted. For best consideration, please submit application materials prior to July 5, 2019. Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. is assisting Georgia Tech in this search. Initial screening of the applications and nominations will continue until an appointment is made. Individuals who wish to nominate a candidate should submit a letter of nomination including contact information for the nominee. Application materials should include a letter addressing how your experiences match the position requirements, including a statement regarding how you foster a diverse and inclusive environment, and a curriculum vitae or resume. Submission of materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged.

Inquiries, nominations, and application materials should be directed to:

Jan Greenwood, Partner

Shelley Sullivan Feather, Team Leader and Managing Consultant

Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc.

42 Business Centre Drive, Suite 206

Miramar Beach, Florida 32550

Phone: 850-650-2277 / Fax: 850-650-2272



The Georgia Institute of Technology is an Equal Education/Employment Opportunity Institution and the Institute encourages applications from candidates of diverse cultural backgrounds.

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