Kari Myrland is the CIO at the University of Wisconsin Foundation assuming the position in early 2013. In this role she is responsible for overall IT operations and data management, including the current implementation of Blackbaud’s CRM and Financial Edge systems. While new to the Higher Education space, Kari is a seasoned IT executive with experience leading large, enterprise software projects. Before landing at the University of Wisconsin Foundation, Kari was the Senior Director of Information and Communications technology at Promega Corporation where she was responsible for both IT and Marketing Communications. Kari earned a BS from James Madison University.