OculusIT Leadership Team
Joe brings over 20 years of experience building innovative higher education technology services companies. Joe was previously VP of Client Experience at CampusWorks and ran Ellucian’s corporate IT and client delivery for many years. He is a collaborative leader known for his passion for building formidable teams framed by a cooperative and trusting culture focused on customer needs.
Jim serves as VP, Engagements at OculusIT. His key areas of expertise lie in strategic business development, leadership, customer relationships, and developing global partnerships, mergers & acquisition. As part of OculusIT, Jim helps colleges and universities leverage the latest technologies and reduce their overall operational costs via strategic IT initiatives. Jim was previously with Accenture.
Vice President, Engagements
With more than 14 years of experience in the IT industry, AJ is the Chief Client Officer at OculusIT and works to drive technological transformation in the higher education institutions in the US and Canada. Prior to joining OculusIT, he successfully served as the senior technologist for Remote Infrastructure Management Services at Ellucian®.
Chief Client Officer
As Vice President of Marketing, Barbara Rodriguez oversees marketing and communication efforts for OculusIT. Barbara is a passionate marketer focused on transforming brands through digital strategies. She brings along two decades of corporate and digital marketing experience, including 5+ years in EdTech. Barbara received her bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications from the University of Kansas.
Vice President, Marketing
Vince has over 14 years of experience in Cyber Security and Risk Governance. He is an influential leader and risk auditor. As a security practitioner, he is skilled at defining and implementing strategic direction. His areas of expertise include ISMS, GDPR, GLBA, PCI-DSS, NIST, BCP, PIMS, cyber security, cloud security, application security, data center management, and automation.
Chief Information Security Officer
Teresa has over 30 years of experience in professional information technology, institutional research, project management and senior information technology management. She’s previously worked with Ellucian for over 9 years with key expertise in project management, strategic planning, strong teams building and functional and technical aspects of ERP and connected systems.
Director, ERP Services
With over 15 years of CS experience, Yohan is focused on strategic planning to drive customer relationships and retention. Through regular touchpoints and monthly executive connects, he helps colleges and universities leverage the latest technologies and reduce their overall operational. According to him, “Smart companies have realized that customer loyalty is the most powerful sales and marketing tool”.
Director, Customer Success
Victor Sharma is a result-oriented IT professional with 25+ years of diverse IT Infra and ISMS life cycle management background. He has the acumen to support mid-market companies to fast-growing start-ups and help manage their technology transformation. VS focuses on reorganizing operations and has strategic and managerial leadership experience with organizations such as American Express and Aeries.
Director, Infrastructure & Operations
As Senior Lead on OculusIT’s Colleague® Practice, Patricia Yue is focused on supporting, training, and leading Colleague® ERP solution efforts for our clients. Prior to joining OculusIT, she was with Datatel where she led a team dedicated to custom conversions. Having served at multiple institutions in her career, Trisha is passionate about education and prides herself on supporting higher ed institutions across the globe.
Senior Lead, Colleague® Practice