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Shelton Waggener (Internet2)

Shelton Waggener
Senior Vice President

Emeryville, California

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Shelton Waggener is the Senior Vice President of Internet2 responsible for the NET+ portfolio of services. Shelton leads Internet2's pursuit of emerging cloud and advanced services above the network involving demand aggregation and brokering with campus and commercial providers, and distributed offerings among its members. Internet2 NET+ includes compute, storage, platform and software services, the integration of identity management and federation with key applications for the research and education community, deployment of collaboration infrastructure among members, including video, coordination and sharing tools, content management, and domain applications. He will also provide leadership for Internet2's InCommon federation, and middleware programs.

Prior to joining Internet2 Waggener served as Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief Information Officer at the University of California, Berkeley beginning in 2005. He served as chair of the University of California CIO Leadership Council and was responsible for supporting multicampus solution designs across the 10 campus UC system. Prior to joining Berkeley, Waggener spent more than fifteen years in senior positions in the private sector at leading technology firms. Previously held positions include CIO of InterNetworking Systems, an $8B division of Lucent Technologies; Director of IT for Octel Communications; and Senior Director of IT Infrastructure for Sybase.

He is a founding member of the Trust and Identity in Research and Education initiative and previously served on numerous community source projects, including Kuali Ready, Student, and others.

Waggener serves on numerous boards, including several not-for-profit organizations supporting the collaboration and advancement of technology in public and private sectors as well as student scholarships. Waggener also sits on the technical advisory panels of several established Silicon Valley firms as well as serving as a resource to numerous information technology startup companies. For more about Waggener, see

About Internet2

Internet2 is a member-owned advanced technology community founded by the nation's leading higher education institutions in 1996. Internet2 provides a collaborative environment for U.S. research and education organizations to solve common technology challenges, and to develop innovative solutions in support of their educational, research, and community service missions. For more information, visit

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