Leadership Institute Faculty

Our Leadership Institute faculty are a hands-on, dynamic team responsible for the curation and delivery of forward thinking and meaningful content for the leadership program.

Faculty members volunteer a five year tenure and are sought for their demonstrated leadership capabilities from within the IT and library community with international representation included in two of the positions.

Jill Benn

CLI Director and University Librarian, University of Western Australia

Jill Benn is currently the University Librarian at the University of Western Australia (UWA). She is proud of her Aboriginal heritage, as a descendant of the Noongar Ballardong people. Jill has significant leadership experience in the higher education environment. She is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK) and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She is also the current elec...

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Kerrie Campbell

Founder of Imagination Corporation and Principal Consultant, UXC Consulting Group

Kerrie was previously the CIO at Flinders University, and has worked in the IT industry in various sectors including banking, Utilities, Federal Government and Higher Education for the last 30 years. Kerrie previously acted in the CIO role at the University of Adelaide and has been responsible for the implementation and development of the continuous improvement culture and improved delivery at the University o...

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Warwick Calkin

Executive General Manager, Technologies and Services, Navitas.

Warwick joined Navitas in late 2021. Prior to this he was CIO at University at the University of Western Australia. He has more than 15 years CIO experience and has worked in a large number of industry verticals in a number of countries around the world. He notes his fortune to currently work in an institution which has embraced the need for an end to end digital transformation and as such has had an incredibly immersive jour...

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Adrian Dillon

Chief Information Officer, University of Tasmania

Adrian Dillon is the Chief Information Officer at the University of Tasmania.

Adrian and has over 30 years’ experience working in IT in the private, government and higher education sectors, with the last 10 years in C-suite or Deputy CIO roles. He is a highly experienced information, communication, and technology (ICT) executive with a broad business background and a strong foundation in ICT strategic planning, service delivery and infrastr...

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Naomi Lutvey

Director (Client Services), University of Southern Queensland

Naomi is the Director (Client Services), ICT at the University of Southern Queensland (USQ). With more than 25 years’ experience in higher education across ICT Client Services and Student Administration, Naomi has a depth of experience in sensitively, effectively and responsibly navigating change over time, and in leading and managing large teams to ensure high quality, client focussed service and business outcome delivery.

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Michael Cato

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer (SVP and CIO) at Bowdoin College, USA

Michael Cato is the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer (SVP and CIO) at Bowdoin College, USA. He is currently the faculty director of the Next Leaders Fellowship and a former faculty member of the EDUCAUSE Leadership Institute and EDUCAUSE Management Institute.

Michael is an accomplished technology executive who has spent over 20 years leading teams committed to using IT to support th...

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Linda Jorn

Associate Vice Provost of Learning Technologies and Director (AVPLT and Dir) of Academic Technology (AT) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA (retired)

Linda Jorn served in Higher Education Academic Technology management and leadership roles for thirty-one years. She retired in 2020 as the Associate Vice Provost of Learning Technologies and Division of Information Technology (DoIT) Director of Academic Technology (AT) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. Over the years she se...

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