Simeon Ananou

Simeon Ananou

CIO, University at Albany

Brief Bio

Dr. Simeon Ananou is the Vice President for Information Technology Services and Chief Information Officer at the University at Albany- SUNY. In this capacity, he is responsible for general areas of Information Technology Services, including Client Support Services, Enterprise Application Services, Enterprise Infrastructure Services, Information Security, and Research IT.

Prior to joining UAlbany, Ananou served as Chief Information Officer and adjunct faculty in Information and Decision Sciences at Salisbury University. He was responsible for the strategic oversight of IT and communication infrastructure, as well as academic and administrative information systems and business intelligence for the campus. He has also served as Associate Provost at Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania; Chief Information Officer at Piedmont Virginia Community College; and Director of Information Technology Operations at Ashland University in Ohio.

His career started at The Ohio State University where he served in various capacities ranging from Student Assistant, Telecommunications Systems Specialist, Network Administrator then Systems Engineer at the University Network Integrated Telecommunications Systems (UNITS) in the Office of Information Technology (OIT).

Ananou holds a B.A. from The Ohio State University, an MBA from Baker College in Flint, Michigan and a D.Ed. from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.