NJIT makes Wozencroft’s CIO title official and adds to role with VP of digital strategy appointment

Ed Wozencroft, who has been serving as New Jersey Institiute of Technology‘s associate chief information officer since 2021, and interim co-CIO since August 2022, has been named vice president for digital strategy and chief information officer, effective March 20, President Teik Lim announced in an email to the campus community on Thursday.

Prior to serving at NJIT, Wozencroft was director in the Higher Education Enterprise Solutions and Student Lifecycle Solutions practices at Huron Consulting Group and provided executive-level consulting for complex R1 universities such as the University of Washington, Iowa State University and University of Miami.

“Ed has earned the respect and confidence of his colleagues while consistently demonstrating high levels of competence, creativity, collegiality and performance,” Lim said. “Throughout his career, Ed has gained significant experience in the development of strategic plans, complex enterprise resource planning implementations, process transformations, directing enterprise web services efforts and forming high-performing cross-functional teams.”

Among Wozencroft’s roles are the responsibility for developing, championing and implementing NJIT’s technology vision, strategy and supporting roadmaps aligned with the 2025 strategic plan. He will work closely with faculty, students and technology teams to improve and innovate learning management solutions and expand online learning capabilities. Wozencroft will manage more than 100 employees and over a $35 million budget.

“Since joining NJIT, I have had the pleasure of working with an incredibly talented and dedicated IT team and collaborating with our stakeholder communities to modernize our IT systems,” Wozencroft said. “As we embark on the next chapter of our digital transformation strategy, I look forward to working together to build a human-centered digital ecosystem that enables us to pursue and achieve NJIT’s mission.”

Wozencroft began working in the information technology field after receiving a bachelor’s degree in information systems and technology from Marist College. He earned a master’s in enterprise project management from Stevens Institute of Technology and has additional educational experience and affiliations with Cornell University and Educause Institute.