Kishore Thakur is the new Associate Director of Systems and Operations. Kishore will be responsible for
the Windows, Linux, Storage, Network and Telecommunication teams and will report to the Associate Vice President/CTO.
Prior to joining OIT, Kishore was the Director of Infrastructure Services at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago Illinois, where he was responsible for the IT Infrastructure systems that supported university campus, residence halls, and health clinics. Kishore has over 10 years of experience in Information Technology within higher education with deep background in networking and security.
Kishore earned two Masters degrees from Southern Illinois University, a Master of Business Administration degree and a Master of Science degree in Computer Science. Kishore also earned a Bachelor of Information Technology
degree from Osmania University in India. He holds a Certified Ethical Hacker certification from EC-Council, a Certified Information Systems Security Professional certification from International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2, and is a graduate
from Group on Information Resources (GIR) Leadership Institute of Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).
Kishore is excited to use his extensive education and experience in higher education IT to positively contribute to the continued success of UT Dallas.