Information Technology is pleased to announce the arrival of MaryAnn Welke to its executive team. As Enterprise Architect, she will be responsible for the development of the University’s technology architecture. Working closely with executive partners and technology leaders, MaryAnn will help shape technology blueprints by leveraging emerging technologies to maximize business value. This strategic portfolio will greatly enhance the University’s ability to advance in its digital ambitions and transformation in an innovative and results-driven approach.
MaryAnn’s extensive experience in large and complex organizations in the public and private industry will benefit uOttawa. Familiar with architectural designs and strategic roadmaps developed with varied stakeholders, her ability to facilitate and lead cross-functional teams will be welcomed. She has a strong background in portfolio planning, digital strategies and design thinking, which will fit well with the University. First priorities will be assessing the new digital possibilities that we can leverage through our technology ecosystem, and the digital transformation propositions on the table. Going forward, evolving the IT strategic plan to meet the intrinsic mission of the University will be key.
MaryAnn will be joining the Office of the CIO mid-January 2019. Please join us in extending a warm welcome to her.