Dr. Gonzales in an information technologies consultant specializing in research / organizational capacity building, strategic planning and execution, and regional networking. He served as CIO at the University of New Mexico and California State University, Monterey Bay over the last 15 years. He is an experienced senior leader in the development and delivery of services and systems to the higher education community. Dr. Gonzales continues to build research and NSF oriented collaborations in support of minority serving institutions, regional connectivity, and broadband services. Dr. Gonzales had served as the Director of Content and Market Development at the start-up company, GoCampus. Gil has a PhD in History from Arizona State University, Tempe and a Master's In Library Science degree from the University of Arizona, Tuscon.