Tom Andriola

Tom Andriola

University of California-Irvine named Tom Andriola its vice chancellor of information technology and data, a new position.

Andriola was previously vice president and chief information officer for the UC System and CIO for UC Health, in the office of the system’s president.

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The UC system has nine campuses with undergraduate and graduate degrees and one that is graduate or professional only. His work included overseeing 8,000 IT employees and creating system-wide data collection and storage for 16 million patients.

The move underscores the school’s tech focus: it incubates and accelerates technology and companies, including in its UCI Beall Applied Innovation, under Richard Sudek, and runs a Cybersecurity Policy & Research Institute, under Bryan Cunningham.