Luminary: Loretta Early

Loretta Early has served HigherEd for over 20 years, including over 10 years as CIO and Vice President of Information Technology for a variety of universities. She served on CIO Executive Advisory Boards for Dell, Microsoft, Cisco, Salesforce, and Ellucian. She served as a NSF Small Business Innovation Grants Reviewer and was instrumental in supporting the creation of the Oklahoma Women in Technology organization. Leadership achievements include Computerworld 100 Best Places to Work in IT, InformationWeek 500 Top 50 Business Agility Award, InformationWeek Top 5 Higher Education CIOs, eMerge Americas Top Prize in Global Startup Competition, and IDC Smart Cities North America Awards Finalist.