Kevin B. Boyd

Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Kevin B. Boyd is the associate vice president and chief information officer (CIO) at the University of Chicago. For the last six years, he has been the Executive Director and Chief Information Officer for the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

His prior experience includes Tribune Company, CNA Financial, United Airlines, Bank One, and Grainger. He previously was an adjunct professor at Northwestern University for nine years, teaching classes in ecommerce and working with students on entrepreneurship related independent study projects.

He has a background that includes leading infrastructure teams, product management, project management, quality assurance, and ecommerce.

Boyd holds a master’s degree in Communication Systems, Strategy and Management from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL and bachelor’s degree in Broadcast and Electronic Communication from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI.

Assistant: Cheryl Johnson | 773.702.5305

Kevin’s Recent Posts

Training Tip: Avoid Email Scams

IT Services has been monitoring an active, persistent scam that is targeting staff at the University as well as many other institutions. These types of email scams use messaging to press a recipient to act quickly, usually asking the recipient to purchase gift cards...

Training Tip: Manage File Ownership on G Suite

If you’re moving to a new role at the University or departing campus, make sure to transfer important documents tied to your University G Suite account to your colleagues. This will ensure the new owner can control access to the files and avoid deletion. View the...

Training Tip: Use Do Not Disturb While Studying

As a student preparing for exams, you don’t want phone calls, texts, and other notifications distract you from studying. With the help of your device settings, you can limit tech interruptions. On your iPhone, turn on the Do Not Disturb setting when you’re studying....