Chief Information Technology Officer - Benjamin Shier

Benjamin Shier

Benjamin Shier

Chief Information Technology Officer

Office of Information Technology

Butrovich Building Suite 103d Fairbanks, AK 99775


Benjamin Shier has been selected to serve as the University of Alaska system’s Chief Information Technology Officer (CITO). 

Shier joins the System Office of Information Technology (OIT) with more than 12 years of experience in information systems management, most recently serving as the Chief Information Officer at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Other key roles included serving as the Chief Technology Officer for Policy and Planning and Chief Finance and Budget Officer at the State Office of Information Technology, Governor’s Media Technology Coordinator; Quality Assurance Officer and Assistant Director of Operations for the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education, and several other executive leadership roles within the State of Alaska central IT organization.



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