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Meet Kirk Kelly
Meet Kirk Kelly

Kirk Kelly serves as the Chief Information Officer at Portland State University. There, he oversees a comprehensive IT department with campus-wide responsibilities covering data systems, networking, classroom AV, event support, the technology helpdesk, academic & research computing, enterprise software, and phone systems.

During 30+ years in Higher Education IT, Kirk has worked at institutions performing roles in academic computing, instructional technology, systems and networking, and as CIO at two institutions over the past 13 years. He is a frequent presenter at Educause events, served as faculty for the 2015 Educause Connect New IT Managers Program, was a member of the IT Issues Panel 2015-2016, currently serves as faculty for the 2015-2019 Educause Leadership Program, and as the Leadership Program Faculty Director 2017-2019. In addition to his Educause activities, Kirk is active in the Northwest Academic Computing Consortium where he currently serves as Chair of the Board. Kirk also speaks about various technology topics at conferences, participates in professional organizations, and is a member of non-profit boards.