Kevin Borek joined George Mason University as Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer in November, 2019. In addition to leading the day-to-day activities of the Information Technology Services team, he is also chartered with improving the university’s organizational and operational effectiveness through the application of Information Technology and aligning those investments with the university’s strategic plan.
Kevin comes to Mason with a diverse portfolio of skills and experience derived from a 30-plus year career in technology and business management. In addition to running a successful independent technology consulting company, he has also held numerous technical and executive management positions in both the Public and Private Sectors. Most recently, from 2010 to 2017, Kevin served as Assistant General Manager and Chief Information Officer of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), where he built and managed a sustainable hybrid service delivery model across a wide array of IT services, serving over 1M customers and 14,000 employees. Prior to WMATA, Kevin held technical, management and leadership roles in technology companies within the Defense, Telecommunications and Information Technology Sectors, including General Manager of Cobham Nurad Technologies, Vice President of Operations at Continuum Photonics, Vice President of New Product Introduction at Ciena and 13 years of progressive experience at Nortel Networks, where he made principal contributions to the successful delivery of a portfolio of information technology products and services exceeding 3B dollars in value.
Kevin earned his MBA from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and his B.S. from the University of Maryland, College Park.