Dr. Rob Rennie has been the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Vice President, Technology for Florida State College at Jacksonville, Florida since 1997. He also serves as a Dean and a member of the faculty for the Information Technology Leadership Academy (ITLA).
Prior to taking his current position, he was the CIO for Mt. San Antonio College in Los Angeles. He is a former principal of the technology strategy practice of Xentrek Systems, Inc. and held a visiting scholar faculty appointment in Information Systems at the John E. Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA. Rob has been a CIO for over twenty years and is known for building the reputations of organizations on a foundation of innovation, value creation, excellence and technology leadership. Dr. Rennie serves on Software AG's International Executive Committee, is a member of Apple's University Executive Forum and is a board member of Curriki.
Florida State College has won numerous awards for its highly innovative and successful technology environment having been ranked first in the Nation three of four years by the Center for Digital Education, rated 'Most Wired' by Yahoo, and having been featured by several major technology firms for best practices and successful innovations and was named a Computerworld Gold Laureate in 2008.
In 2004, Dr. Rennie was honored as one of Computerworld's Premier 100 IT leaders. Rob received his Bachelors degree from Rollins College, Masters from The University of Oklahoma, and Ph.D. from the University of Florida.