Dr. Gil Gonzales, Ph.D. Principal of Gonzales Group LLC. With over 30 years of experience in planning, managing, consulting, and executing information technologies services in the higher education community.
He is active in advising and supporting regional scale research connectivity and broadband strategies for universities, regional optical / research providers, and telecommunications businesses. Dr. Gonzales serves a broad range of customers including tribal organizations, higher education members, and the private sector to explore and implement information technologies implementation strategies. He served as CIO for research universities and community colleges in Arizona, California, and New Mexico. He also served as principal investigator and co-PIs for campus and regional collaboration projects and proposals.
Dr. Gonzales served as CIO for the University of New Mexico and California State University, Monterey Bay from 2001-2017 and as Dean of Information Technologies in the Maricopa County Community College District system. He holds a Doctorate of History and Bachelors of Education from Arizona State University and a Masters in Library Science from the University of Arizona.