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 is an influential Cybersecurity leader and Risk Auditor. He has over 17 years of diverse experience in Cybersecurity Risk, Governance, Security Frameworks, IT Auditing, Information Security, Data Protection, Disaster Management, Threat Intelligence, Incident Management, and Cyber Operations. As a security practitioner, he is skilled at defining and implementing strategic direction. Vince has proven ability to leverage automation to solve complex business problems, manage risks and deliver a linear process. His areas of expertise include NIST, FERPA, ISMS, GDPR, GLBA, PCI-DSS, HIPAA, CSA STAR, Cloud security, Application security, Data Center management, and automation.
Vice President, Information Security
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
Brian has over 20 years of experience providing information technology and information security leadership to a diverse portfolio of industries and institutions. Specializing in Higher Education, Brian has championed major security and privacy initiatives while helping Colleges and Universities develop and implement Information Security strategies, policies and roadmaps.
Chief Information Security Officer