POUGHKEEPSIE – Following a national search, Marist College named Michael Caputo as Chief Information Officer. His appointment begins July 29.
Caputo brings a wealth of experience to the position. Previously, he was the Chief Information Officer of the Medical University of South Carolina with responsibilities for both the university and health system. Prior to moving to Charleston, he served as the CIO of the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, serving for a time as Deputy CIO for the University as well. In addition, he served as the Director of Information Systems and the Director of Telemedicine Operations at the University of Vermont’s College of Medicine, Project Executive of the C. Everett Koop Institute at Dartmouth and as a Project Scientist at NASA’s Johnson Space Center.
“Marist is at a very exciting juncture in its history,” said Executive Vice President Geoff Brackett. “The College has been recognized by U.S. News as a ‘Most Innovative School’ and Michael Caputo’s record as an innovator made him an excellent match. He has proven himself an excellent leader across many complex and internationally-recognized organizations in higher education and healthcare. We are pleased and excited to welcome him aboard.”
A recipient of numerous awards, including NASA Certificates of Recognition, a Leadership Award from the NASA Administrator, and two United States Patents, Caputo also holds degrees from the Rochester Institute of Technology and the University of Houston.