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Thomas S. Danford (Tennessee Board of Regents)

Thomas S. Danford
Chief Information Officer

Nashville, Tennessee

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As the Chief Information Officer, Thomas Danford is responsible for the leadership and coordination of the many collaborative administrative, academic, network infrastructure, and other IT projects across the 19 colleges and universities that make up the Tennessee Board of Regents. Prior to coming to the TBR he gained over 20 years of experience in leadership roles in academic systems innovation and ERP implementations at master's, associate's and research level institutions. He has taught extensively on a number of IT related topics at the graduate, undergraduate and executive education levels and has served as a consultant to regional, national and international companies on a variety of IT management issues. Tom holds a bachelors degree in chemistry along with a JD and an MBA.

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