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Peter M. Siegel (University of Southern California)

Peter M. Siegel
CIO and Vice Provost

Los Angeles, California

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Peter M. Siegel is the chief information officer (CIO) and vice provost for information technology services (ITS) at the University of Southern California (USC). Reporting to the provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, the CIO provides the vision and leadership in information technology necessary to advance the university's mission and strategic plan on both the University Park and Health Sciences campuses. As CIO and vice provost, Siegel is responsible for the operations and governance structure of the central IT division, as well as for supporting the professional development needs of the university's IT community.
Siegel has been active for many years in EDUCAUSE, CENIC, and Internet2. He has served as chair of the Internet2 Research Advisory Council and has been a member of the Internet2 Board of Trustees and the Board of Directors of CENIC. He speaks regularly on cloud computing, big data challenges and strategies, computer privacy and security issues, collaboration technologies, the role of technology planning in academia, and cyber-infrastructure in support of research.

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