TASSCC Board Member
Texas State University
Vice President of Information Technology and CIO
601 University Dr.
San Marcos, TX 78666
Term: Expires August 31, 2019
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Kenneth (Ken) Pierce currently serves as Vice President of Information Technology and CIO at Texas State University in San Marcos, TX. Prior to his current position at Texas State University, Mr. Pierce served is Vice Provost for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer (CIO) at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). Mr. Pierce also served as a part-time lecturer in the College Of Business Information Systems department. Prior to UTSA, he served as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). Mr. Pierce has held both technical and executive management positions in major aerospace and computing corporations, and in higher education. Prior to his position at UTEP, he was Director of Product Development and Management at a startup 'dot com' in Emeryville, California. In addition, he worked for The Boeing Company in Seattle, WA, where he managed various organizations responsible for technical training, HR Systems, and Finance Decision Support Systems. Mr. Pierce also spent time at the Microsoft Corporation, assisting them through the Y2K era. Mr. Pierce received his bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Houston, and his master's degree in Information Technology from Capella University. In his current position, Mr. Pierce is responsible for the Information Technology Division, consisting of the network and data center infrastructure, enterprise application support and development, telephone system, support services, classroom technology, computer labs, video production, instructional design, and the university library. Mr. Pierce also serves as the CIO for the Texas State University System (TSUS).