About Our CIO

A photo of Brian Voss

Brian D. Voss was named Vice President and Chief Information Officer in February 2022, removing the previous interim status from his hire on May 18, 2021. Voss previously served as Clemson’s interim CIO in 2016-17.

“We’re pleased to welcome Brian Voss back as interim CIO to lead Clemson’s Computing and Information Technology (CCIT) team as we conduct a national search for a permanent vice president,” Provost Jones said. “Brian’s experience in higher education technology and his familiarity with Clemson will help us continue to deliver the high level of technological solutions required by our students, faculty, and staff through this transition.”

Voss brings broad and deep experience across the spectrum of higher education information technology, built through a 35-year career of achievements in IT leadership: strategic planning, user services, teaching and learning support, networks/ telecommunications, academic and research computing, and enterprise/university information systems.

Voss has served as vice president and CIO at the University of Maryland College Park, vice chancellor and CIO at Louisiana State University, and held increasing positions of responsibility in IT at Indiana University over a nearly 20-year span. He also was interim CIO at Case Western Reserve University. Most recently he led a project focused on use of cloud cyberinfrastructure in support of research for the Pervasive Technology Institute at Indiana University; he then served as interim executive director of the PTI for much of the past year. He has held private sector jobs with Mead Data Central and Westinghouse Electric. He has served on the board of directors for EDUCAUSE, National LambdaRail, and the Kuali Foundation, and served on various advisory groups for Internet2. Voss also served  as the first presidential Fellow for EDUCAUSE where he focused his work on the role of the CIO in higher education.