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Gordon Wishon
Gordon Wishon
Chief Information Officer
Arizona State University

Chief Information Officer Gordon Wishon is Chief Information Officer at Arizona State University, providing leadership for the University Technology Office, responsible for providing technology services and support to ASU’s more than 76,000 students and 10,000 faculty, staff, and researchers. Gordon previously served as CIO at the University of Notre Dame and at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Gordon is also a retired USAF officer, serving 20 years with the US Air Force in a variety of roles, from flying fighter aircraft to engineering avionics systems for a new generation of fighter aircraft. The last nine years of his Air Force career were served predominantly at the Air Force Institute of Technology, where he led the engineering of the first large scale production TCP/IP network in the military, and where he completed his career as the Chief Information Officer. At Georgia Tech, Gordon played a key role in preparing the campus to serve as the home of the Olympic Village during the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games, and led the implementation of a mandatory student computer ownership program in 1997, as well as guiding the successful implementation of Georgia Tech’s first ERP platform.