University of Texas at Austin
Information Systems Graduate School

Advisory Council

McCombs School of Business McCombs School of Business

Meet the MSITM Advisory Council

The MS Information Technology and Management Advisory Council is comprised of industry leaders with the purpose of advising the MSITM leadership and staff on the development of the program. Council members serve as liaisons and advocates of the MSITM Program, offer advice and guidance to the curriculum committee, and assist in student recruitment and student mentorship to strengthen the overall student experience. Members have the opportunity to participate in MSITM practicum projects, networking events, and student treks. 

If you are interested in joining the MS IT and Management Advisory Council, our Advisory Council info sheet  provides some information about participation. Please contact Allison Wilden for additional details regarding joining the MSITM Advisory Council.

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Uche Abalogu

Chief Technology Officer


Romil Bahl MS IT and Management Advisory

Romil Bahl


KORE Wireless

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Tim Brown

Assistant Vice President, USAA Labs Advanced Research


Elizabeth Elkins MSITM

Elizabeth Elkins

Executive Consultant

KORE Wireless

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Jaikumar Bhatia

Senior Manager


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Christine Lyman

Senior Manager

Deloitte Consulting

Paul Norwood MS IT & Management

Paul Norwood


Sigma Information Group Inc.

Elliot Oshman

Principal Technical Program Manager


Doug Thompson MS IT & Management

Doug Thompson

Senior Technology Strategist


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Kimberly Boone

General Manager, Technical Computing, Energy Technology Company


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Landon Chambers

Data Scientist, Senior Advisor

Dell Technologies

Jeff Fleece

SVP and Chief Technology Officer, Digital Technology

Baker Hughes

John Foster

Head of Microsoft Platforms


Hob Hairston MS IT & Management

Hob Hairston

Senior Director, Digital Solutions

Dover Fueling Solutions

Jason Vertrees Master of Science IT and Management

Jason Vertrees

VP of Engineering and Data Science


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Vijay Singh

Data Engineering Leader


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Marty Sixkiller

IS Director