Nick Jwayad - Chief Information Officer

Photo of Nick JwayadNick Jwayad is the Chief Information Officer and Executive Director of the Office of Information Technology for Portland Public Schools. He is responsible for operation of the District's centralized data processing center, the development and maintenance of core information systems and applications, establishment and maintenance of multiple client and user service programs, maintenance of acceptable service levels for District user departments and certain other technology driven services that support District operations.

Nick has over 12 years experience in education and government and has also held multiple positions in the private sector. Prior to joining PPS, Nick was Information Technology Operations Manager for Willamette Education Service District. He was involved in Phases I and II of the State of Oregon's eGovernment initiative and has held positions with the City of Portland, Washington County and the Oregon Secretary of State's office. He holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon and a Bachelor or Arts degree, cum laude, in Political Science from the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas.