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Shel Waggener

ORG Internet2 Title Senior Vice President with responsibility for NET+ Services BIO Shelton Waggener is the Senior Vice President of Internet2 responsible for the NET+ portfolio of services. Shelton leads Internet2's pursuit of emerging cloud and advanced services above the network involving demand aggregation and brokering with campus and commercial providers, and distributed offerings among its members. Internet2 NET+ includes compute, storage, platform and software services, the integration of identity management and federation with key applications for the research and education community, deployment of collaboration infrastructure among members, including video, coordination and sharing tools, content management, and domain applications. He will also provide leadership for Internet2's InCommon federation, and middleware programs. Prior to joining Internet2 Waggener served as Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief Information Officer at the University of California, Berkeley beginning in 2005. He served as chair of the University of California CIO Leadership Council and was responsible for supporting multi campus solution designs across the 10 campus UC system. Prior to joining Berkeley, Waggener spent more than fifteen years in senior positions in the private sector at leading technology firms. Previously held positions include CIO of InterNetworking Systems, an $8B division of Lucent Technologies; Director of IT for Octel Communications; and Senior Director of IT Infrastructure for Sybase. He is a founding member of the Kuali Student System initiative and founding chair for the Kuali Ready project, the leading business continuity and planning tool for higher education. He currently serves on the board of directors of the Kuali Foundation, a non-profit organization representing 18 Carnegie Class higher education institutions from around the world investing more than $70M in community source developed software for higher education. Waggener serves on numerous boards, including several not-for-profit organizations supporting the collaboration and advancement of technology in public and private sectors as well as student scholarships. Waggener also sits on the technical advisory panels of several established Silicon Valley firms as well as serving as a resource to numerous information technology startup companies. For more about Waggener, see Listen to Shel explain how Internet2 NET+ Services are exploring and implementing innovative new models that will enable a new generation of research and education.
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