Wayne A. Brown is the founder of the Center for Higher Education Chief Information Officer Studies Inc, a non profit organization focused on contributing to the education and development of higher education CIOs. His longitudinal CIO effectiveness research has been published in EDUCAUSE Quarterly and EDUCAUSE Review, Public CIO, Leadership Abstracts, Campus Technology, and Gartner reports.
Wayne also serves as the Vice President for Extended Education at Excelsior College in Albany, NY. Prior to his current role, Wayne was the first Vice President for Information Technology at Excelsior College. Prior to joining Excelsior, he was the Executive Vice President for Administration at Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS. Brown is a retired US Air Force officer. He holds a Ph.D. in Computing Technology in Education from Nova Southeastern University and a Master’s of Business Administration with an emphasis in computer information systems from Wayland Baptist University, Plainview, Texas.