Duke Leadership Academy Scholars Profile

Chris Meyer

Chris Meyer

Title: Senior Director, Information Technology
Senior Management Area: Office of Information Technology
Class Year: 2010

Chris Meyer is senior director of Enterprise Systems & Support in the Office of Information Technology at Duke University, where he directs application development, systems integration, database administration and operational support for enterprise-class administrative systems. He provides technical oversight for Student Information Services and Systems (SISS), the Blackboard Learning Management System, the Pinnacle Telemanagement System, Remedy and Oracle.

Before becoming director, Chris was the technical project manager for the PeopleSoft Student System. He has been at Duke since 1994, when he joined the staff as a senior project manager and software engineer.

Prior to joining Duke, Chris managed and supported DG/UX operating system commands and libraries and Ingres and Oracle relational database systems running on DG/UX at Data General Corp. in Research Triangle Park, N.C. Before Data General, he was a software engineer with General Telephone and Electronics (GTE) in Billerica, Mass., working on World Wide Military Command and Control System (WWMCCS) projects and a Software Development and Maintenance Environment using the ADA programming language and following Military Standard 2167.

Chris has attended and presented at national conferences such as EDUCAUSE, Gartner, CUMREC, Oracle/PeopleSoft Higher Education Users Group and NADGUG (National DG Users Group). Chris holds an M.S. in computer science from Old Dominion University and a B.S. in environmental science from the University of Virginia.