Barry leads the central IT organization, University Information Technology Services (UITS). Barry also serves as the Vice President of the University Planning Office.
Barry is responsible for building and implementing a vision that leverages technology as a key driver for the university’s instruction, research, service, and administrative functions. He has day-to-day operational responsibility for ensuring that the broad portfolio of UITS services run securely and efficiently, including information security, business intelligence, enterprise systems, student and academic technologies, research technologies, data center, operations, and campus network.
Barry has been with University of Arizona for over ten years in finance and technology leadership roles and was appointed CIO in April 2018. He has over 20 years of experience consulting with universities across the country, including leadership of Enterprise Resource Planning and Business Intelligence implementations. He has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska and an MBA from Southern Methodist University.