Deputy Chief Information Officer
Arizona State University
John Rome is the Deputy CIO at Arizona State University (ASU) and currently leads the Data Intelligence team within the University Technology Office (UTO) at ASU. He is an experienced Information technology leader, consultant and educator with a long history of working in higher education. John is a pioneer of data warehousing and analytics in higher education, building ASU’s data warehouse in the mid 1990’s. He is also a part-time instructor in the ASU W.P. Carey School of Business, teaching big data concepts. His areas of expertise include analytics/business intelligence, information technology strategy, public cloud, and voice-enabled technologies. His interests include student mentoring, learning science and voice enabling the world. John did a TEDx talk on voice technology in April 2018. He was instrumental in securing a partnership with Amazon to locate a Smart City Innovation Center at ASU’s Skysong campus, which opened March 2019. John holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Clarke University (Iowa) and a MBA from Arizona State University and is a two-time recipient of ASU’s President’s Award for Innovation.