Meet the CIO

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Danna Gianforte is UC Riverside’s Chief Information Officer. Danna has an extensive background in higher education technology leadership as well as a short stint in private industry. Gianforte joined UCR in December 2016 after three years at Stanford University and is committed to providing better access to a college education for generations of diverse college students, giving back to our community and positively influencing the world through effective technology.

As UCR’s CIO, Danna uses her experience as a leader, collaborator and technologist to ensure a more effective use of campus technology via strategic leadership, service assessment and partnerships that advance education through collaborative innovation.