John Barden

Associate Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Mr. Barden began his career as a consultant with Arthur Andersen and BearingPoint with an emphasis on information technology re-engineering and major technology implementation projects.  His consulting experience spanned a variety of industries, including higher education and healthcare.  Most recently, Mr. Barden worked as the Deputy Chief Information Officer at the University of Rochester.  During his thirteen years at Rochester, he was involved in the university’s first institution-wide learning management solution, deploying an integrated data warehouse, completion of several major administrative systems transitions, establishing an integrated research computing organization, as well as refining information technology governance and operational practices.  Mr. Barden earned his B.A. in Economics and Management from Albion College and M.B.A. from the Simon School of Business.