Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
Sean Reynolds is the Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer at Northwestern University. Reynolds provides leadership for the continued development of an innovative, robust, and secure information technology environment throughout the University. The primary responsibilities for his office encompass a wide variety of strategic technology issues: governance and policy, resource allocation, information technology protocols, and the Northwestern Information Technology organization. Northwestern Information Technology provides support for academic research and technology, delivery of IT infrastructure and services, information security systems and compliance, administrative systems, and client support services.
Reynolds represents the University’s information technology interests by affiliating with several regional and national higher education organizations, including the Big Ten Academic Alliance Chief Information Officers—a group he chairs—, Cisco Higher Education Advisory Group, InCommon (within Internet2), and Research University CIO Conclave. He also serves on the Board of Trustees at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago and as Vice Chair for the McGaw YMCA in Evanston, Illinois.
Prior to joining Northwestern, Reynolds spent 25 years in information technology roles in higher education. Most recently, he served as the Chief Information Officer for Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Reynolds holds a BA and MA in Economics from the University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
Sean Reynolds, Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
1800 Sherman Avenue #206, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847 491-7326