Klara Jelinkova

Klara Jelinkova

Vice President and University Chief Information Officer
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Klara Jelinkova is Vice President and University Chief Information Officer at Harvard. She is responsible for information technology strategy, policies, and services that support the University's teaching, learning, and research mission, and business operations. Klara also leads Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT), Harvard’s central IT provider that serves more than 50,000 educators, students, and staff.

Before joining Harvard, Klara held a variety of IT leadership positions in higher education. From 2016 to 2021, she was the Vice President for International Operations and IT and Chief Information Officer at Rice University, where she led in the creation and development of a new IT organization. She was responsible for strategic technology issues ranging from governance, policy, and resource allocation to protocol, organization, and operational issues connected to Rice's global footprint and interest. Under her leadership, Rice University received two CIO 100 Innovation Awards (2018, 2019).

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Assisted by: Cayla Jett (mailto:cayla_jett@harvard.edu)

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Smith Campus Center
Cambridge,MA 02138

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