James Webb
James Webb

Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer

James Webb leads the university’s multisite IT services and systems, including technology leadership for the Panhandle Plains Historical Museum and the Texas Outdoor Musical at Palo Duro Canyon State Park. Recently completing the Governor's Executive Development Program, James has been recognized as a Computerworld Premier 100 Technology Leader for his innovative IT strategies and solutions. Since joining the university, he has drawn on an extensive 14-year corporate, non-profit, and healthcare IT background.

James holds a B.B.A. in Computer Information Systems and an M.B.A. from West Texas A&M University. Webb's commitment to excellence is demonstrated by his successful completion of several nationally ranked leadership programs, including the Executive Leadership for Information Technology Excellence program at The University of Texas, the Chief Technology Officer Program at Wharton, the CIO Academy at the University of Oxford's Saïd Business School, and Stanford’s Innovative CIO Executive program.

James demonstrates a unique blend of executive leadership and academic involvement at our university. Since stepping into the classroom in 2011, he has consistently maintained his connection to our core educational mission by teaching upper-level coursework within the Computer Information and Decision Management department at the Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business.