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Tom West

CIO, Nova Southeastern University

Tom West is Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Chief Information Officer and Vice President for Information Technologies. 

Mr. West’s experience also includes five years as Chief Information Officer at Kaplan Higher Education.  While there, he played a key role in enabling Kaplan’s aggressive growth and building a world class IT support team of more than 450 employees in less than five years.  In addition, he served as senior vice president of Global Information Technology and Engineering for Pfizer Pharmaceutical, vice president (CIO) of Global Information Technology for Citigroup, Latin America and Senior Director of IT for General Electric (Asia Pacific, and Latin America for GE Corporate.) 

In 2015, Mr. West was named CIO of the year for Broward County Florida (Apogee Award)  and in 2014 named one of America’s top 100 Global CIOs by IDG Enterprise and was recognized in the Premier 100 Awards Program in the same year.  He is also an active member of the Board of Directors for the Florida LambdaRail (FLR), which is an independent research and education network owned and operated on behalf of the FLR partner institutions and affiliates.

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At Nova Southeastern University (NSU) the technology needs of students, faculty and staff are being continually evolved to better serve and enable learning outcomes and positive student experience. The department of the Office of Innovation and Information Technology (OIIT), under the direction of Tom West, NSU CIO serves the information technology needs of the...