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CTO Keynotes Illinois Technology Meeting

September 28, 2018

Austin, TX & Springfield, IL – September 28, 2018 – Apogee,  higher education’s largest managed technology provider, had Rajiv Shenoy, Chief Technology Officer, speak at IPATHE’s business meeting in Springfield, IL.  IPATHE, which stands for Illinois Partnership to Advance Technology in Higher Education, is an association of IT leaders from all public Illinois universities.

A recognized thought leader in the higher education technology space, Rajiv has visited over 400 colleges and universities over the past 2 years, to help IT, Business and University leaders understand the importance of sustainable and predictable technology investments which can further strategic initiatives.

Topics that were covered included future technology trends such as blended learning, Internet of Things, Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality. This topic was balanced with cultural and operational goals such as using big data for informed decision making, understanding Maslow’s Hierarchy of Technology Investments, IT Governance and prioritizing strategic initiatives against those that are operationally essential.

“We are thrilled to have shared our research and best practices during the keynote for this meeting,” said Pat Walsh, Apogee’s Regional Vice President – Central Region.  “It’s clear that mid-west higher education institutions are going through unique challenges and we welcomed the opportunity to not only share our insights but hear from IT leaders regarding their own nuanced challenges.  We’re excited to participate again!”

“It was a pleasure to have Rajiv speak to our group,” said Jill Yates, Director of IT Business Administration at SIUE.  “His engaging presentation provided relevant info that our members can put into practice at their institutions.”

The IPATHE meeting was held September 13, 2018 at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.

About Apogee

As higher education’s largest provider of managed technology services, Apogee helps colleges and universities transition to and excel in today’s digital era. Its comprehensive Managed Campus Suite includes ResNet services that connect the campus to enhance learning outcomes, video that transforms the way students learn, and new digital engagement technologies that captivate students. Partnering with Apogee enables schools to derive greater return on their IT investments and increases student satisfaction while achieving budget stability and predictability. Find out why nine out of 10 schools that choose to outsource ResNet and video choose to partner with Apogee at

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