Michael Berman, Board Member

Michael Berman, Ph.D.
California State University, Channel Islands
Board Member since 2014

Michael Berman is the Vice President for Technology & Communication at California State University Channel Islands in Camarillo, California, which he joined in 2009. In this role he is responsible both for campus information and academic technology as well as communication and marketing. Prior to joining Channel Islands, he served as the senior information technology executive at Rowan University, Cal Poly Pomona, and Art Center College of Design.

Dr. Berman earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Rutgers University. He has written and spoken widely on topics including 3D printing, cloud computing, identity management, and the impact of technology on teaching and learning.

Dr. Berman has a significant presence on social media (@amichaelberman), and was recently named one of 20 "Rising Star CIO's on Twitter" and one of the 10 most “Social CIO’s in Higher Education” in Huffington Post.

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