Hinson brings impressive track record to support higher ed leaders as they build agile IT strategies for student success in 2021 and beyond
Austin, TX, August 18, 2021 – Higher education managed technology and IT services leader Apogee today announced the appointment of David Hinson as Campus Chief Information Officer. He will provide essential hands-on, strategic leadership at higher education campuses it serves across the country. Hinson brings three decades of experience in IT planning and management to the role, including executive positions at Drury University, Springfield, MO, and Hendrix College, Conway, AR.
“Higher ed institutions are determined to come out stronger through the pandemic, and Apogee is committed to their success,” said Chuck Brady, CEO, Apogee. “David’s institutional knowledge and track record of success in technology preparedness, strategy, and planning, will be invaluable to colleges and universities as they refine their strategic plans and adapt to the new blended learning era.”
As Campus Chief Information Officer, Hinson will work closely with schools to develop future-proof technology strategies and designs for campus IT service delivery. He will also work with engineering, IT, product, marketing, and sales teams to expand the company’s IT service offerings and ability to deliver exceptional customer experiences.
“Higher education IT departments must modernize and innovate, and there’s no better partner for that than Apogee,” said David Hinson. “I am passionate about enabling student, faculty, and staff success. I look forward to working closely with our campus partners to enhance their technology preparedness and digital transformation efforts to drive future learning models, improved student outcomes, and greater accessibility and affordability to diverse populations.”
Hinson served in several capacities while at Drury University, including Executive Vice President, Chief of Staff, COO, and CIO, before joining Apogee. He was responsible for the strategic vision, leadership, planning, and management of the university’s infrastructure and software systems, including connectivity, institutional business support, enrollment management, classroom technology, and online delivery of education and instructional innovation.
Before Drury University, he served as Director of Technology at the Yeshivah of Flatbush, the largest independent Jewish Day School in North America. He was also Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Hendrix College, where he advised and reported on information infrastructure, instructional technology, and institutional business support and research. He has held operations, leadership, and engineering roles at Sumner Systems Management, Inc. and IZEA. Hinson has a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Tennessee Technological University.
Apogee is the only managed services provider with a sole focus on higher education. Fueled by a community of more than1,000,000 students and administrators nationwide and 20 years of experience living and breathing higher education, Apogee has a unique understanding of the connection between technology and student vitality. The company is committed to redefining thestudent campus life experience. Visit Apogee at apogee.us.
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