UKAT Management Team

Karen Willmott,
Interim CIO
Senior Manager
Planning Administration & Finance Group
Karen Wilmott began serving as Interim CIO on June 1, 2016.
The Planning, Administration, and Finance department strives to provide friendly, knowledgeable assistance in support of all units in Analysts and Technologists and the university. It is our goal to serve as administrative stewards for UKAT’s strategic goals, while fostering teamwork, continuous learning and providing the highest degree of quality in the daily services provided to our customers.
  • Material Management
  • Planning & Accounting
  • Project Management
  • Talent Management
Patsy Carruthers,
Senior Manager
Academic Technology Group
The Academic Technology Group (ATG) represents UKAT's commitment to support academic and research technology requirements and growth. We focus on the support of instruction and research services, eLearning instructional design and technology, classroom technology, academic multimedia, and learning spaces.
  • Academic Multimedia
  • Academic Planning and Assessment Technology
  • Distance Learning Programs
  • eLearning
  • Faculty Teaching Technology
  • Learning Spaces Technology and AV Support
  • Web Streaming Technology
Doyle Friskney,
Associate Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Kathy Burch Hamperian,
Senior Manager
IT Customer Experience Operations Group
The Customer Experience Operations group (CEOG) provides a front door into UKAT to help the University community obtain IT services and ensure the quality of the service delivery. CEOG also facilitates communications between the University community and UKAT staff. Our customers include students, faculty, and staff. The areas in the CEOG include the service desk (help desk), desktop technical services, networking, and workstations, and work with security teams.
  • Network Services
  • Incident & Request Management
  • Network Project Management
  • Workstation Support
  • Operations

Adam Recktenwald,
Senior Manager
Chief Innovation Architect
Innovation Program Group

Enterprise Architect Group
The EA team is tasked with setting directions and make recommendations for UK's IT infrastructure including hardware, operating systems, networks, databases, security and infrastructure services, as well as components, data, and the development tools. The group also coordinates the timely and smooth migration of UK's infrastructure and promotes an understanding of the current architecture.
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Middleware / Virtualization Engineering
  • Student Lifecycle Management
  • Security
  • Advanced Analytics
  • Mobile, Portal & Web Team

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