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Frank Azuola Named Associate Vice President for Enterprise Applications and Services

Frank Azuola has been named Associate Vice President for Enterprise Applications and Services, and he will be joining University of Miami Information Technology (UMIT) on July 2, 2018.

As a member of the UMIT Executive Cabinet, Frank will serve as a visionary enterprise application architect for the University of Miami and will work to constantly evolve the highly-integrated nature of the university’s enterprise systems with a goal of efficient operations and high-quality data. He will have broad operational responsibilities for information technology applications supporting the business and academic administrative functions at the university.

Prior to joining UMIT, Frank worked for The George Washington University (GWU) as Executive Director for Business Intelligence & Enterprise Information Services. There, he was responsible for the strategic planning and management of GWU's enterprise information systems environment. As an information technology executive with more than 15 years of experience, Frank has a background in design, development, and management of information systems, global IT management, and strategic planning within the higher education, high technology, semiconductor manufacturing, medical systems, and aircraft manufacturing industries. He has taught numerous graduate, undergraduate, and executive-level courses in business administration, computer science, and electrical engineering.

Frank holds a Ph.D. in computer and information science, an MBA in global strategic management from the University of Pennsylvania, and a BS in electrical and electronic engineering from the University of Costa Rica. Additionally, he is a Fulbright Scholar.

We're looking forward to Frank being a leader who will have a positive impact on information technology and our university as a whole.