Daren Hubbard is the vice president for Information Technology and chief information officer (CIO) at Georgia Tech. In his role, Hubbard provides vision, leadership, and oversight in the development and implementation of information technology. He is responsible for establishing the strategic direction of information technology resources, including a governance strategy, as well as supporting information users by determining trends and technologies needed to advance the Institute’s academic and research mission. With more than 20 years in higher education, Hubbard has leadership experience in application development, project management, and mobile technology. He has also served as chair of Merit Network’s board of directors and is an active member of numerous higher education technology advisory groups.
Cas D'Angelo is the Chief Operating Officer for the Office of Information Technology. Cas' role is leading and identifying resources for OIT's services and infrastructure.nCas is a Georgia Tech Electrical Engineering alumnus and is a 20 plus year veteran in Georgia Tech Information Technology. Cas also is the president of Southern Light Rail/Southern Crossroads (www.sox.net), a distributed gigapop supporting research and education institutions in the southeastern United States.
Dwayne Palmer is the Executive Director of Governance and IT Strategic Initiatives for the Office of Information Technology. Dwayne is responsible for facilitating alignment between the IT Organization and IT Governance. In addition, he leads the business arm of IT, which includes Strategic Advisory Services, Portfolio & Project Management, Business Process Management and Business Relationship Management. Dwayne tracks and analyzes metrics of the organization's effectiveness as well as provides governance and decision support for projects. He has over 20 years of IT experience with 10 years focused on strategy and project management.
Malynda Dorsey Smith
Malynda Dorsey Smith is the Senior Director of IT Organizational Change Management & Readiness within the Office of Information Technology. Malynda manages messaging strategy for the central IT organization and serves as a liaison with internal and external communications partners as well as other departments/units at Georgia Tech. Malynda holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations, a Master of Public Administration with a concentration in Public Policy & Management, and a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Information Systems. Her 15-year career also includes experience in journalism, marketing, and media relations.
Melanie Megenity is the Office of Information Technology's Director of Resource Management. In this capacity, she manages the finance, human resources and facilities functions within OIT. Melanie has been with Resource Management for several years - overseeing central maintenance accounts as well as a myriad of other duties and special projects centered around supporting OIT's financial and business transactions. She has been with Georgia Tech for more than 20 years.