Rehan Khan, Vice President of Information Technology Services & CIO
Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO) Rehan Khan joined Northeastern in November of 2011.
Reporting to both the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Chief Operation Officer, 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 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 to 10G/s, 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 degree audit system, and launching a 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 College in New Hampshire. He was a 2006 Fellow at the Woodruff Leadership Academy at Emory University and a graduate of MIT Sloan School of Management’s CIO Leadership Institute.