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Abraham George (Columbus State University)

Abraham George
Vice President of Information Technology and CIO

Columbus, Georgia

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Abraham George is in his sixth year of service as the Chief Information Officer at Columbus State University, Columbus, Georgia. Prior to his appointment as the CIO, Mr. George served as the Executive Director of Computer Information and Networking Services of Columbus State University for four years. Abraham lead the strategic initiatives in the development of technology and information system management at Columbus State. Abraham has over 25 years of experience in information technology and systems management. His recent technology initiatives include business process assessment to improve performance and efficiency in student customer services at Enrollment Management division, development of business intelligence (Dashboard)in admissions, financial aid, university budget, learning management system and academics productivity, provided leadership for the development of over 15 Mobile applications to enhance student customer service, led successful completion of a 100% wireless campus networking project, led the development of rubric design and implementation for online and hybrid courses to enable faculty with creation of fully online courses that resulted in the launch of sixteen degree programs online. His professional training programs include Leadership development training at Kennedy School of Government in Harvard University, Supercomputing training at University of Pittsburgh, Executive Leadership Institute at University System of Georgia, Institute of Educational Management from Harvard University and Computer policy leadership at Cornell University. Prior to joining Columbus State University, he was the Director of Networking Services and Academic Computing at Tuskegee University, Alabama. His professional affiliations include Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), Association of Colleges and Universities Telecommunications professionals in higher education (ACUTA), Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers Inc (IEEE) and Educause. Mr. George also served as the chair of leadership development committee for the USG CIO Council leadership development committee and serve as the member of Chancellor's Advisory Council for Shared Services. Abraham holds a BS and an MS degree in Electrical Engineering from Kerala University, India and Tuskegee University, USA respectively.

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