Author - Charlie McMahon

Charlie McMahon is the Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Technology Officer at Tulane University. He previously served as the executive director of the Louisiana Optical Network Initiative (LONI) until 2009. He has served on the Boards of National LambdaRail (NLR), Internet2 (I2) and numerous other boards including SURA, The Quilt and LONI. Charlie was a featured speaker at the Dell World 2012 Keynote with Michael Dell and President Bill Clinton. He was a member of the State Department delegation to Chile to evaluate the impact of the 2010 earthquakes on Chile’s Colleges and Universities.

Charlie’s background includes deployment of large scale LAN, WAN and telephone operations; deployment of large scale Windows desktops; Windows, AIX and Linux server management; Tier 2 and Tier 3 user support; advanced application development; LAN and WAN security; deployment and management of enterprise systems including LMS, financial, student, payroll, HR and electronic health records; business continuity planning; vendor relationship management; and evaluation of bleeding and leading edge technologies.

Charlie received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology and a Masters of Business Administration from LSU. He holds his CPHIMS Certification (Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems).

Charlie currently serves as a trustee for Southeastern Universities Research Association (SURA) and is a Technology Adviser for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.


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