Author - Helen Norris
Chief Information Officer, Chapman University
Helen Norris is the Chief Information Officer at Chapman University. She has almost 30 years’ experience working in IT including several years in the private sector in a variety of industries including advertising and consumer products. Most recently, however, Helen's experience has been in higher education IT, where Helen has a proven track record of successful project delivery and a demonstrated ability to effect change. Helen has a unique blend of senior operational management skills and technology vision used to develop and implement organizational IT strategy, and prides herself on her collaborative and communication skills.
Originally from Ireland, Helen has earned a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics from Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, and a Master's degree in Computer Resource Management and Business Administration from Webster University in St. Louis. Helen holds a project management certification (PMP) from Project Management International (pmi.org) and is a fellow of the Educause Leading Change Institute. She servesas a board member of the Southern California Society of Information Management (scsim.org) and a trustee of the National Endowment for Financial Education (nefe.org). She also previously served as the Director of the Sacrament Women in Technology International network (witi.com).