Executive Board

Executive Leadership

Thomas Phelps
Executive Chair, SVP & CIO, Laserfiche
Bhupesh Arora
Vice Chair, Magellan Midstream Partners
Jim Rinaldi
Executive Director, Former CIO, Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL) & Senior Fellow, Avasant
Jim Davis
Vice Provost IT, UCLA Office of Advanced Research Computing (OARC)
Davida Johnson
Managing Director, UCLA Office of Advanced Research Computing (OARC)


Lea Eriksen
Membership Chair, City of Long Beach
Andriana Albert
Marketing & Branding Chair, Cognizant
Greg Moore
Sponsorship Chair, KB Home
Greg Geary
Sponsorship Vice-Chair, Digital Bridge
Doug Goetz
Executive Committee Chair, Fox Corporation
Theresa Miller
WIT Committee Chair, Lionsgate
Andy Schlei
Executive Leadership Awards (ELA) Chair , Retired SVP, Information Technology, Sony Pictures Entertainment & Avasant Fellow


Beth Apillanes
Overall Programs Chair, Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL)
Kevin Gray
Summer Event Chair, City of Burbank
Heather Felix
CxO Exchange Events Chair, UCLA Anderson School of Management

Strategy & Technology

Trent Johnson
Chief Strategy Officer, CIE
Charles Sims
Chief Technologist, United Talent Agency

Faculty & Campus Liaisons

John Blevins
Easton Technology Adjunct Assistant Professor, UCLA Anderson School of Management
Lucy Avetisyan
Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief Information Officer, UCLA IT Services
Bill Goodin
Faculty Advisor, UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering & Applied Science

Members at Large

Heidi Pease
Executive Leadership Awards (ELA) committee, LA Blockchain Lab
Piper O'Brien
WIT committee, iSpace
Randi Levin
WIT committee, Former CIO, Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL)
Tammy Choy
WIT committee, The Aerospace Corporation
Rob Devers
Sponsorship committee, Avasant
Michael Wang
Sponsorship committee, Epson America
Man Jit Singh
Executive Leadership Awards (ELA) committee, CEO, SR Labs, Inc
Joseph Cevetello
CIO, City of Santa Monica
Howard Miller
CIO, UCLA Anderson School of Management

UCLA OARC Administrative Support

Pablo Morales
Admin Coordinator, UCLA Office of Advanced Research Computing (OARC)