Full Name
Dr. Mehran Basiratmand
Job Title
CTO
Company
Florida Atlantic University
Speaker Bio
Dr. Mehran Basiratmand is the Chief Technology Officer at Florida Atlantic University (FAU), a publicly-funded institution located at Boca Raton, Florida with close to 30,000 students.
At this capacity, Mehran is responsible for the day to day operation and infrastructure of information Technology. This includes but not limited to networking and telecommunications, research computing, data warehouse, business intelligence and reporting, user services, data center, middleware, campus-wide software initiatives and cloud computing strategies. Mehran has been at this role for close to 14 years, and prior to this he served as Executive Director of Enterprise Systems and Director of Academic and Research Computing respectively.
Mehran has earned various technology degrees from Barry University, University of Miami, M.I.T and Florida Atlantic. His area of expertise is organizational transformation and emerging technologies.
Mehran is the Chairperson of NWRDC Policy Board which is the single largest publicly funded data center in the state Florida. He is also a member of Forbes Technology Council, an invitation only organization. Mehran has a teaching appointment at FAU Executive MBA Education and he serves on several IT organizations, and he is a contributor to various technology publications and white papers.
Dr. Mehran Basiratmand