Jagan Gudur is an award-winning, strategic leader who is passionate about using technology to further mission, achieve organizational goals, and, above all, make lives better, using his strong service focus and business acumen to pursue this passion. A technology and operations executive, he has more than 25 years of experience in technology, customer experience and operations, spanning multiple sectors – education, consulting, telecommunications and hi-tech.
As Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Regis University, Jagan fervently champions the creation of opportunities for learners that enable them to be better prepared as they step into the world. He has played instrumental roles at Regis University in the creation of its new strategic plan, and formation of new colleges.
Jagan has led and played pivotal parts in many large-scale initiatives in both for-profit and non-profit organizations, including the launch of new businesses and products, strategic roadmaps, process reengineering, and business transformation aimed at enhancing customer experience, growing revenue, and advancing mission. Along with his colleagues, he has been transforming these groups to be strategic partners to educational organizations, focusing on solutions and service, collaborative relationships, and technology as a vital enabler, while optimizing cost structure.
Prior to joining Regis, Jagan served in information technology and leadership roles at West Virginia University, Verizon Communications and IBM Corp. He is also President and Executive Advisor at ENTELEQY, Inc., a management consulting firm that he founded to provide business and technology assessment and planning services.
Jagan holds a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Texas A&M University at College Station, a graduate certificate in leadership and management from Carnegie Mellon University, and a United States federal government certificate in executive core competencies.
In short and simple words, I work with people to solve problems and achieve goals using technology, intelligence – yours, mine, and others’, and other necessary means. I have done this many times before, and the good news is that I have the heart and mind to do it again!