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The Office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) supports UCLA’s mission and strategy by developing, implementing, and maintaining innovative and secure technologies that advance teaching and learning at the university.

Meet Our CIO

Lucy Avetisyan

Associate Vice Chancellor | Chief Information Officer   

Lucy Avetisyan

Lucy Avetisyan, Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief Information Officer (CIO) at UCLA, is an experienced change leader known for building high-performance teams and achieving results to support the university's missions of education, research, and service. She is leading the strategy for IT at UCLA—the nation's number one public university—by overseeing the Digital Campus Roadmap, a vision of technology's role in transforming and improving the customer experience at UCLA.

Prior to UCLA, Lucy had a long and successful career at the University of Southern California (USC), culminating in the Deputy Chief Information Officer (DCIO) role. During her time at USC, she co-sponsored and led countless projects and programs, including the university's Digital Transformation program, Campus-wide Network Upgrade implementation, Cybersecurity Excellence program, Workday Human Capital Management and Payroll implementation, and the modernization of data, infrastructure, application, and services.