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Jonathan See Awarded CIO of the Year by Los Angeles Business Journal

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Jonathan See, Pepperdine University chief information officer, was named 2014 CIO of the Year at the annual Los Angeles Business Journal CIO/CTO Awards on June 11.

The CIO/CTO Awards honor professionals in top information technology positions who help make Los Angeles businesses, institutions, and nonprofit groups successful, according to the Los Angeles Business Journal. Their decisions impact business growth, profitability, functionality, and marketplace competitiveness.

“It is a deep honor to be recognized for my work alongside 53 fellow CIOs across various industries in the Los Angeles region,” says See. “To introduce and integrate technology within teaching and learning at a great institution like Pepperdine and produce great value for our students is truly exciting. I cannot do what I do without a great IT team and the support and collaboration I receive from my Pepperdine colleagues.”

Appointed interim CIO of Pepperdine in September 2011, See took the title permanently in January 2012. He provides leadership and support for the advancement and use of technology at the University and a business value perspective and end-user experience focus.

See’s higher education work spans 25 years. At Pepperdine since 2005, See served as senior director for IT administration and client services and deputy CIO. Prior, See served as the Getty Research Institute’s head of administration and at California State University, Los Angeles, where he was deputy executive director for commercial operations.