Tom Andriola joined the University of California as Vice President – Information Technology Services and Chief Information Officer in October 2013. He oversees the information technology (IT) function, helps guide systemwide technology initiatives, manages technology needs for the Office of the President (UCOP), and provides leadership for the development of a long-term strategic vision for technology and digitalization at UC. In collaboration with campus and UCOP leadership, he plays a key role in exploring opportunities both for achieving systemwide efficiencies through shared services, and for developing technology innovations to support the UC missions of teaching, research, and patient care.
Andriola brings over twenty years’ of executive experience driving change and innovation through the use of technology. As an enterprise technology executive, he has helped organizations define their IT vision and implement a broad range of solutions to achieve competitive advantage. He has led change initiatives to achieve operational synergies and the adoption of shared services. For example, for one organization, he drove a business transformation program that improved the company’s bottom line by more than $200M and included the development of a global shared-services unit serving over 70 countries.
A champion of innovation in the global market, Andriola has run organizations across four continents, working for organizations such as Philips Healthcare, Marconi PLC, Sapient, and Price Waterhouse Coopers. As general manager and vice president for healthcare informatics with Phillips, he generated more than $100M of revenue growth and started new businesses in developing markets. He specialized in disruptive innovation, bringing solutions to new markets to expand access to and affordability of healthcare. Major accomplishments include enabling the first national mammography program in Europe in the The Netherlands, introducing a telehealth solution for intensive care unit patients in India, and collaborating with Peking University and the China Association for Cardiologists to build a clinical data repository for clinical and research purposes. Over the course of his career, he has secured more than $50M to acquire companies and build research and development teams in new innovation centers such as India, Brazil, and China.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in systems engineering from The George Washington University and a master’s degree in engineering management from the University of South Florida. He also completed the Stanford Executive Program.