DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
KLEIN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT (TX)
Chris Cummings is the Klein Independent School District’s Information Technology Director. A U.S. Navy veteran with more than 20 years of IT experience. He is a seasoned Information Technology Leader with a demonstrated history of working in the primary/secondary education industry. Responsible for the overall planning, organizing, and execution of all IT functions and services for his district. His team of over 100 IT professionals is responsible for all data center activities, customer support, application support and data compliance.
His lengthy career includes many highlights and accomplishments. Most recently he was recognized by the CIO Executive Council as a Ones to Watch awardee and was published for leading successful projects including Identity Management, Bluetooth Wayfinding, and ITaaS. He has served in various IT leadership roles across multiple organizations focused on data integration and process efficiency. As a system engineer for the government he supported various high-profile geospatial projects. He conceptualized and engineered improvements to multiple intelligence collection systems greatly enhancing worldwide situational awareness.
Chris’s professional experience in generating IT strategies and support systems supports Klein ISD efforts to ensure first-class project management and operational support for the districts 65,000 end-users.