Executive Management Team
CampusEAI Consortium's leadership team includes talented education and information technology leaders. Their collective experience provides the Consortium with its world-class vision and leadership.
Founder and Executive Director
Anjli Jain has served as the Executive Director of CampusEAI Consortium since its founding in 2003. In 2008, Anjli founded CampusEAI, a for-profit organization governed by the Consortium, through which the Consortium's solutions and services are provided. In 2014, Anjli officially launched and now manages the CampusEAI Consortium EduTech Venture Fund and advises the Fund's ventures on strategic, operational, financial objectives.
As the CampusEAI Consortium's Executive Director, Anjli directs the vision of each of the solutions and services provided by CampusEAI; designs and leads the Consortium's regional conferences which are hosted at member sites throughout the year; and engages members in defining and prioritizing the Consortium's various product and services roadmaps through Consortium-hosted working groups and iSeminars series. Under Anjli's leadership through these various programs and initiatives, the CampusEAI Consortium has led the discussion and adoption of community-source, open-source, software-as-a-service, single sign-on, cloud-based solutions in the education community.
During her tenure, Anjli has expanded the CampusEAI Consortium's reach from 14 members in the US to 2,000 higher education and K-12 schools and districts in 12 countries. Anjli established CampusEAI Consortium's headquarters in Cleveland and has overseen the expansion of CampusEAI's operations and accelerator facilities in Gurgaon, Bangalore and Chicago with more than 250 employees.
Based on her commitment to driving cutting-edge and cost-effective solutions and services, the CampusEAI Consortium has been recognized by Gartner as a Cool Vendor based on the organization's successful early entry, innovative approach and impactful technological offerings in open source, cloud computing and web services. Anjli has received several awards for her accomplishments as the Executive Director of the CampusEAI Consortium, including Crain's "20 in Their 20's" and The Cleveland Professional 2030 Club's "Top 25 Under 35 Movers & Shakers".
Ms. Jain holds a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from Barnard College, Columbia University.
CampusEAI Consortium - Member Ambassadors
Chief Information Officer
Dennis Thibeault has been leading Curry College as Chief Information Officer since 1994. He has over twenty years of experience as a decision maker in IT, and has worked hand in hand with the CampusEAI Consortium in advising schools and universities on topics including IT help desk services, implementing a student and staff portal, and successfully launching mobile apps.
Mr. Thibeault is an active member of EDUCAUSE.
Karl Horvath, Ph.D.
Chief Information Officer
Karl Horvath, Ph.D., Chief Information Officer at Gwynedd Mercy University, has extensive experience in technology, business, teaching, research and publishing. With over twenty years of experience in higher education and the information technology field, Dr. Horvath remains an invaluable Member of the CampusEAI Consortium.
Dr. Horvath is an active member of EDUCAUSE and NACUBO.