Press Releases

Announcement - Bill Allison Appointed Chief Technology Officer

November 24, 2015


Bill Allison Appointed Chief Technology Officer
November 24, 2015
Dear Colleagues

We are pleased to announce that William Allison has been appointed Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for the University of California at Berkeley, effective today, November 24, 2015.

Reporting to Deputy CIO Lyle Nevels with a dotted line to CIO Larry Conrad for campus wide initiatives, Bill is responsible for the leadership of Berkeley's IT architecture and consideration of emerging technologies in support of research, teaching and administration. Bill will facilitate the governance...

Berkeley Changemaker Technology Innovation Grant Awardees Announced

June 25, 2020

Back in February we began to put out the call for innovation proposals from all over campus, asking them share their alignment with the Chancellor's top strategic priorities and also to address what the University needs NOW. For a top research University, no matter what hard times we're having, innovation isn't just a "nice to have" - it's an essential ingredient to maintaining our excellence and scaling access & equity for a Berkeley education....

Call for Proposals: Berkeley Changemaker Technology Innovation & Connected Campus Grants

March 2, 2020

UPDATED May 5, 2020: The deadline has been extended through May 18th, to allow more time given the difficulties we all face with the Covid-19 pandemic.*

March 2, 2020

We are now accepting proposals for Berkeley's first-ever CTO Technology Innovation program. The CTO is looking to support proposals that will enhance the University's operations, bolster its research endeavors...

Meet the Berkeley Changemaker Technology Innovation Grants Review Committee

June 15, 2020

Submissions have closed, and the review committee is evaluating this year's applicants to the Berkeley Changemaker Technology Innovation Grant program. The grant program supports proof of value experiments that enhance the University's operations, bolster its research endeavors and help transform...