Ronald D. Kraemer

Vice President for Information Technology & Chief Information and Digital Officer

Ronald D. Kraemer was appointed vice president and chief information officer at the University of Notre Dame in August, 2010.

Before coming to Notre Dame, Kraemer was a member of the leadership team of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, most recently serving as its chief information officer and vice provost for information technology.

A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Kraemer earned a master’s degree from the University of Tennessee, where his research concerned geographical information systems.  Before joining the University of Wisconsin staff, Kraemer was a program manager at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee, where he worked with the University of Tennessee overseeing information technology operations and research initiatives and developing the system used to plan and schedule all airlifts for Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm during the 1990-91 war in Iraq. He also served as associate director of the Energy, Environment and Resources Center at the University of Tennessee and spent several years as a senior systems analyst at Lockheed Missiles and Space Co., Inc., in Oak Ridge.

As vice president and chief information officer, Kraemer leads all aspects of Notre Dame’s Office of Information Technology, including a staff of more than 200. He oversees information technology (IT) infrastructure that supports the entire campus community, development of enterprise systems that underlie many of the University’s teaching, learning, research, engagement and business activities, and establishment of a governance structure to plan for future IT service needs across campus.