LOS ANGELES (March 9, 2016) – Underscoring the strategic importance of information systems internally and externally, Woodbury University has named IT veteran Eric Wang Vice President for Information Technology, the university announced today.
Most recently Technical Manager/Special Projects for The Walt Disney Company, Wang is a senior technology and business professional with 25-plus years of IT and business executive-level management experience. Prior to Walt Disney, Wang served as Executive Partner, DWGS Consulting Services, Inc., Program Manager with AT&T U-verse and Consulting Principal with Amdocs. Specialties include IT management, project management, business intelligence, consulting and systems integration, particularly with mobile platforms.
“We’re delighted to welcome Eric, who is both a consummate IT pro and a leader who truly understands the relationship between business and technology,” said Woodbury president David Steele. “Woodbury is fortunate to have someone of Eric’s caliber in this critical position at a time of transition and growth for the university.”
“IT is now integral to virtually every facet of higher education, from admissions to curriculum to vital infrastructure issues like communications and security,” Wang said. “I’m eager to support the university’s students, faculty and staff with technologies that enhance and enrich the Woodbury experience.”
A graduate of California State University Northridge, Wang previously worked with DirecTV, Warner Bros., Smart & Final and Union Bank, among other organizations.
About Woodbury University
Founded in 1884, Woodbury University is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in Southern California. With campuses in Burbank/Los Angeles and San Diego, the university offers bachelor’s degrees from the School of Architecture, School of Business, School of Media, Culture & Design, and College of Transdisciplinarity, along with a Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts in Media for Social Justice, Master of Architecture (MArch), Master of Interior Architecture (MIA), Master of Science in Architecture (MSArch), Master of Leadership, and Master of Arts in Media for Social Justice. The San Diego campus offers Bachelor of Architecture and Master of Architecture, Master of Interior Architecture and Master of Landscape Architecture degrees, as well as an MSArch degree with a concentration in Real Estate Development and Landscape + Urbanism. Woodbury ranks 15th among the nation’s “25 Colleges That Add the Most Value,” according to Money Magazine and is a 2014-2015 College of Distinction. Visit woodbury.edu for more information.
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