Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
5008 Fleming Building, 503 Thompson Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1340
Kelli Trosvig is the University of Michigan’s first vice president for information technology and chief information officer. Appointed to the role in November 2016, she is charged with ensuring that information strategy is appropriately considered in both short – and long-term decision – making and planning for the university and will provide information technology leadership across the institution.
Kelli previously served as vice president for information technology and chief information officer at the University of Washington (UW), where she was responsible for strategic oversight, planning and direction of UW’s information technology infrastructure, as well as resources and services. She spent eight years as the Director for Health Sciences Administration, and seven years with the School of Medicine.
Under Kelli’s leadership, UW Information Technology (UW-IT) launched strategic initiatives to improve the student experience, expand computing support for research, and launch a major modernization of the UW’s core administrative systems. During this time, UW-IT was a three-time winner of the Campus Technology Innovators Award (2012, 2013, and 2014) and won awards for data analytics and accessible technology. Kelli has been awarded National Science Foundation grants supporting cyber-infrastructure deployment and the adoption of software-defined networks and has served on NSF review panels. Kelli was the lead Executive Sponsor for the HR/Payroll Modernization program to replace the University’s 34-year-old payroll system. Previous work for the UW included opening the UW School of Medicine Spokane and South Lake Union Campuses.
Kelli represents the University of Michigan on advisory boards for Internet2, Cisco, Microsoft, and Tableau. Kelli is a board member of the Kuali Foundation.
Kelli earned both her B.A. in Economics and a Masters in Health Administration at the University of Washington.