Executive in Residence
Department of Information Technology
Additional Positions at AUAssistant Dean for Digital Initiatives and New Programs
Executive in Residence, Information Technology
- Professor Klein brings more than 30 years of IT and banking management experience to the classroom. Jill Klein serves as the Assistant Dean for Digital Initiatives and New Programs at the Kogod School of Business which includes Onlinebusiness@american.edu degree programs for the MBA and MS Analytics. She is passionate about exploiting information technology to enhance student learning and business outcomes. She sits on Cornell University's President's Council of Cornell Women and the Pitzer College Board of Trustees. She was previously CIO of Riggs Bank, Account Executive at IBM and managed her own IT consulting firm.
DegreesBachelors, Economics/History, Cornell University; Masters in Business Administration, Finance, American University
Favorite Spot on Campus:Benches on Quad- enjoying lunch on a sunny day
- KSB - Information Technology
- Kogod - 107
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Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities
CIO, Riggs National Bank, NA Client Executive, IBM Corporation Managing Director, The Advisory Board Company
Area of Expertise: Information technology, information systems, e-business, emerging information technologies, women and leadership
Additional Information: Jill Klein teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in the management of information systems, impact of emerging information technology, business analysis, and project management. She serves as the faculty advisor to Kogod's American Information Society and the Kogod Women in Business. She cochairs the Information Technology Executive Council (ITEC), which consists of 20 industry executives who advise on curriculum, career awareness, and faculty research.
During the past 25 years, Klein has led IT organizations and influenced major business decisions through the design and implementation of information technology. In the early 1990s Klein, then CIO at Riggs Bank, implemented an outsourcing relationship with IBM that established many of the strategic outsourcing standards adopted in transactions during the past decade. Klein’s diverse career includes for-profit research, business consulting, IT sales, and entrepreneurship. Klein is an active member of the Society for Information Management (SIM), a national and regional professional organization fostering a management exchange among IT corporate, government, academic leaders, and Women In Technology, where Klein serves on the Leadership Foundry and works with the Young Professional Special Interest Group. Klein also serves on the board of directors for the Data Interchange Standards Association (DISA), an association dedicated to developing cross-industry standards for electronic data interchange. Klein’s professional affiliations keep her close to leading-edge e-business events.
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