Technology and innovation are critical in supporting the Chancellor's Office, districts and individual colleges to strengthen the student experience and ensure equitable outcomes.
The Digital Innovation and Infrastructure Division ensures the California Community Colleges have the technology, digital infrastructure and data to power transformational change to make sure our institutions truly work for all students regardless of region, race, ethnicity, class and gender. To improve their outcomes, we oversee data governance, information security and enterprise architecture, and we support the following:
  • Information Technology Services

    Support applications and networks that the Chancellor’s Office uses to support the system’s 73 district offices, 116 colleges and the general public use.

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  • Management Information Systems

    Collect and manage data that provides accountability for the functioning of the California Community Colleges to state and federal governing bodies that drive funding.

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  • Education Technology

    Serve as the information technology backbone for the California Community Colleges and deliver technology-focused solutions to optimize student success at colleges and districts.

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  • Research and Data Analytics

    Conduct and facilitate research and analysis in support of evidence-based decision-making and continuous improvement systemwide.

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  • Participatory Governance

    Convene and manage statewide working groups to guide the deployment, planning and growth of IT infrastructure and metrics development.

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  • Reimagine Apply

    The Chancellor’s Office, in partnership with Accenture, has initiated the reimagining and development of a new student-centered application process and supporting system architecture for our prospective and returning students.

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Meet Our Team

  •  John J. Hetts, PhD

    John J. Hetts, PhD

    Executive Vice Chancellor for the Office of Innovation, Data, Evidence and Analytics Office

    As executive vice chancellor of the Office of Innovation, Data, Evidence and Analytics, John J. Hetts, PhD, leads the development and delivery of information technology and security services, student-centered technology-focused initiatives, and evidence-based reporting and evaluation.

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  • Valerie Lundy-Wagner

    Valerie Lundy-Wagner, PhD

    Vice Chancellor of Digital Innovation and Infrastructure

    As vice chancellor of the Digital Innovation and Infrastructure Division, Valerie Lundy-Wagner, PhD, oversees technology and research for the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office and leads a variety of internal and external initiatives overseeing information technology systems, implementation of system-wide technology investments and application of research into evidence-based policy.

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To obtain information about the Digital Innovation and Infrastructure Office, please contact DII@CCCCO.edu.

Systemwide Information Security

Team Member Role
Akanksha Bhatnagar Information Technology Specialist I
Jose Cruz Mora Information Technology Specialist III

Management Information Systems—Application Services

Team Member Role
 Christopher Anderson Information Technology Manager I, Application Development
Nile Fisher Information Technology Specialist II, Application Development
 Paul Van Brocklin Information Technology Specialist II, Application Development 
Evan Momen Information Technology Specialist I, Application Development
 Noor Ashour Student Assistant, Application Development
Bryan Marotte Information Technology Specialist II, Network Support
Jacob Schluter Information Technology Specialist II, Network Support
Jonathan Wong Information Technology Specialist II, Network Support 

Management Information Systems—Data Management

Team Member Name
Todd Hoig Information Technology Manager I, Data
Raymond Cheung Information Technology Specialist II, Data
Mei Cooc Information Technology Specialist II, Data
Vinod Verma Information Technology Specialist II, Data
Padmanabha Rao Nauduri Information Technology Specialist I, Data
Scott Gallawa Information Technology Associate, Data
Catherine McKenzie Information Technology Specialist II, Education Technology
Gary Bird Information Technology Specialist II, Education Technology
Russell Grant Information Technology Specialist I, Education Technology
Adina Boyce Graduate Student Assistant, Education Technology