Dave Kieffer

Research Expertise:

  • Data Management Tools and Processes
  • Finance
  • HCM
  • R1 and R2 Universities
  • Student

How Dave Helps
Tambellini Members:

  • Strategic advising for IT leaders and solution providers on how to address the rising role of technology in institutional strategy, especially in R1 and R2 institutions.
  • Improving user experience and outcomes through strategic planning and execution of enterprise-class technology.
  • Expertise in application development and management across large public institutions and systems.
Dave Kieffer

Dave Kieffer

Vice President, Research and Analysis

Roles and Responsibilities

Dave leads research projects focused on large enterprise systems, including R1, R2, and large public universities. His reports provide actionable insights on how Tambellini members can leverage technology to improve the experience and outcomes for students, faculty, staff, and administrators through effective architecture, functionality, and accessibility of enterprise-class technology. Dave is a regular speaker and panelist at national conferences and serves on multiple education advisory committees.

Professional Background

With over 30 years of experience leading technology operations in higher education, Dave’s most recently served as the Associate Vice President of Administrative Systems at Ohio State University, where he oversaw every facet of the university’s ERP systems, including implementation, mobile and web development, application architecture, security, and integration technologies.

Education & Certifications

  • B.S.C.I.S., Computer Science, Engineering, Ohio State University

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