Rehan Khan, Vice President for Information Technology Services & CIO
Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO) Rehan Khan joined Northeastern in November of 2011.
Reporting to the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Khan is responsible for overseeing the strategic vision and leadership for the university’s vast information technology needs. Since his tenure began, he has helped launch several strategic initiatives, including the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC), the creation of our Digital Media Commons, Office 365, infrastructure support for graduate campuses in Seattle and Charlotte, and the development of a Business Intelligence program.
Before coming to Northeastern, Khan was at West Virginia University where he was responsible for upgrading the institution’s core network, as well as the IT infrastructure in the Colleges of Engineering and Arts and Sciences. He was also responsible for implementing an identity and access management system, a research administration system, a degree audit system, and the launch of the shared computational high performance computing (HPC) facility.
Prior to West Virginia University, Khan worked at the University of Georgia, Emory University’s School of Medicine, and at Dartmouth Medical School, as well as in several private-sector information services roles.
He earned a Bachelor of Science in Management from the University of Massachusetts in 1981, and an MBA from Rivier University in New Hampshire. He is a 2006 Fellow at the Woodruff Leadership Academy at Emory University and a graduate of MIT Sloan School of Management’s CIO Leadership Institute.