Brandon Bernier headshot


Brandon Bernier serves as the Vice President for Information Technology for CSU Fort Collins and Chief Information Officer for the CSU System, which includes CSU Fort Collins, CSU Pueblo, and CSU Global.  In his role, he provides system-wide leadership on IT strategy, policy, and engagement with multi-campus stakeholders focusing on the alignment of technology to the teaching, learning, research, and outreach missions of CSU.

A dedicated partner committed to building relationships through proactive engagement in an effort to bring together information and technology communities he champions strategic thinking, aligning the value of IT with the mission of institutions, advancing diversity and inclusion, developing team members, and delivering high-quality technology operations.

Prior to joining CSU, he held leadership positions in central IT, distributed IT, and library roles at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Oakland University.  He is actively engaged in national conversations related to technology leadership, strategic planning, and student success.  Additionally, he serves as a faculty member for EDUCAUSE where he teaches for their Institute programs.

He has over 20 years of higher education experience and holds a MBA from Wayne State University and a BA in Telecommunications from Michigan State University.

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