Lisa Davis was appointed as Georgetown University's Vice President for Information Services and CIO in February 2012. She came to Georgetown from the U.S. Marshals Service, where she served as the CIO and assistant director for information technology leading information technology programs in 94 districts and sub-offices nationwide and in Puerto Rico, Guam, Saipan and the Virgin Islands. Davis' first task upon arrival was to plan an information technology vision and strategy that supports Georgetown’s mission and research through excellent technology services. With that plan now in place, Davis and her University Information Services staff are working closely with their customers across Georgetown's campuses to execute the Transformation Initiative with attention to continued delivery of high-quality service. “Lisa has been recognized as an outstanding leader and customer service-oriented expert in the design and delivery of infrastructures and applications to solve complex business problems,” said Christopher Augostini, senior vice president and chief operating officer.
Prior to her work with the U.S. Marshals Service, Davis served the Department of Defense in a similar capacity. Having worked for the U.S. Marshals Services since 2008, she said of her decision to come to Georgetown, “After a career in government service, I decided to come to Georgetown to embark on a new journey and join the leadership team at a world-renowned academic institution.” The recipient of the Superior Civilian Service Award, InformationWeek editors recently chose her as a leading innovator in their annual Government IT Innovators Contest. She was also named one of ComputerWorld’s Premier 100 IT Leaders for 2012. Davis lives in Arlington, Va., with her husband Phil and has three children – Katie, 23, Christopher, 11, and Alexandra, 10.