The IRT Team

IRT supports the school through several service groups staffed with a broad range of professional technologists.

Chief Information Officer

Michael Halaas

Current Role at Stanford

My role is to provide strategic leadership and management of innovative technology solutions at the School of Medicine and to ensure our overall technology architecture is a strong enabler of institutional goals. To achieve this broad goal I work in close collaboration with a wide variety of individuals in the School of Medicine, on the main Stanford campus and in our two hospitals to plan and implement technology initiatives.

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Chief Technology Officer

Application Services

Don Mitchell

  • System Software Developer
    Alain Boussard
  • Web Developer
    Christopher Bricker
  • Application Support Consultant
    Christian Chandler
  • Front-end Engineer
    David Crutchfield
  • Web Developer
    Koorosh Davoodian
  • Software Developer
    Grace Hung
  • CAP Product Manager
    Tina Del Cont
  • Sr. Software Developer
    Ritika Maheshwari
  • Sr. Business Analyst
    Stephen Estes
  • Sr. Applications Engineer
    Alla Klevtsova
  • Web Applications Developer
    Devi Meyyappan
  • Sr. Software Analyst
    Munish Joshi
  • Sr. Business/Systems Analyst
    Pi Parsons
  • Manager, Front-end & Mobile Development
    Richard Renn
  • Sr. Business Information Systems Programmer/Administrator
    Bill Roden
  • Systems Software Developer
    Charles Yates
  • Sr. Software Analyst
    Markus Muetschard

Academic and Interactive Technology

Mark Trenchard

Academic Technology & Innovation

  • Manager of Academic Technology
    & Innovation
    Erfan Mojaddam
  • Senior Project Manager
    Pauline Becker
  • Academic Technology Specialist
    Britt Carr
  • Instructional Technologist
    & Project Manager
    Mike McAuliffe
  • Classroom Capture Support
    Megan Garland
  • Classroom Capture Support
    Hannah Rasmussen

Instructional Design & Production

  • Manager, Instructional Design & Production
    Kimberly Walker
  • Creative Director & UX Designer
    William Bottini
  • Instructional Media Specialist
    Andrew Baek
  • CME Instructional Designer
    Deila Bumgardner
  • Digital Media Specialist
    Huy Tran
  • Digital Media Specialist
    Lauren Watley

AV Services

  • AV Services Manager
    Tain Barzso
  • Systems Integration & Support Specialist
    Art Bascos
  • AV Integration & Support Specialist
    Robert Del Visco
  • Systems Architect
    John Kang
  • Chief Engineer
    Bindu Madhava
  • AV Technician
    Justin Price
  • Systems Administrator & AV Specialist
    Minmin Qin
  • AV Technician
    Glen Schembari

Digital Services

  • Web Services Manager
    Peter Chen
  • UX Designer
    Zakary Akin
  • Web Developer
    Sara Cook
  • Web Support Specialist
    William Doyle
  • Senior Web Project Manager
    Marianne Ford
  • Web Producer
    Maria Black


Business Analytics

Jon Davies

  • BI Technical Solutions Architect
    Gopi Bheemani

Sr. Business Intelligence Analyst
Asha Wahi

  • Sr. Business Information Solutions Architect
    Dawn Howerton 
  • Sr. Data Warehouse and ETL Architect
    Chun Li

Data Center Services

Hans Jacobsen

  • Sr. Data Center Technician
    Rue Basiloy
  • Customer Manager
    Anthony Benevento
  • Sr. Systems Administrator
    Reil Brennan
  • Systems Administrator
    Spencer Chinn
  • DevOps Engineer
    Chris Pauley
  • Data Center Technician
    Loy De Mesa
  • Manager, Systems Administration
    Alan Ge
  • Systems Administrator
    Teresia Gichimu
  • Principal Database Architect
    Alan Huang
  • Systems Administrator
    Scott Kilty
  • Sr. Systems & DevOps Engineer
    Dmitry Makovey
  • Manager, Data Center Operations
    Marlon Tarape
  • Sr. Systems & DevOps Engineer
    Xu Wang
  • Manager, Database Administration
    Vicky Zhou

Data Security Programs

Sharie Kumaishi

  • Information Security Specialist
    Andrew Mew
  • Data Center Security Engineer
    Soyok Quan
  • Information Security Project & Communications Manager
    Suzanne Schiessler
  • Sr. Security Engineer
    Robert Zeien
  • Systems Engineer
    Joe Zertuche
  • Information Security Analyst 2 Engineer
    Charles Viloria

Finance & Administration / Program Planning & Management

Lora Pertle

  • Human Resources Manager
    Vivian Benkowski
  • Administrative Associate
    Leticia Solis
  • Project Portfolio Manager
    Alla Passinsky
  • Purchasing and Property Administrator
    Jiten Singh
  • Financial Analyst
    Miroslav Marinov
  • Administrative Associate
    Elizabeth Medina 

IT Support

John Reuling

Associate Director, IT Support Operations
Todd Wheeler

Desktop Support

  • Desktop Support Manager
    Michael Howard
  • Desktop Support Team Lead
    Jessica Huang
  • Desktop Support Team Lead
    Melissa Pavan
  • Desktop Support Manager
    Roland Narciso
  • Desktop Support Team Lead
    Galen Crivello
  • Desktop Support Team Lead
    Mark Riesenberger
  • Desktop Support Manager
    Terrell McQuitta
  • Desktop Support Team Lead
    Gordon Sinclair
  • Desktop Support Team Lead
    Aaron Kau
  • Desktop Support Technicians

North Zone

  • Kathy Fisher
  • Randall Araquistain
  • Ernest Moreno
  • Richard Ortiz
  • Raymond Yeen

Welch Zone

  • Abrahim Kalehzan
  • Stuart Minami
  • Sonny Nguyen
  • Richard Yau

Falk Zone

  • Adnan Chaudhry
  • Kevin Killough
  • Andres Palomo
  • Brian Sisk

South Zone

  • Randy Chen
  • Ken Tom
  • Edwardo Luna
  • John DiMario
  • Damon Logan
  • Mackenzie Mizenko

Tech Bar

  • Bikram Ubhi
  • Ernest Moreno
  • Alan Phan
  • Kim Lam
  • Rey Andrada
  • Mina Mousa


  • Chris Anonuevo
  • Ed Lee
  • Phillip Lochbaum


  • Daniel Catura
  • Necki Goble
  • Sharon Apuyan
  • Virgil Santiago
  • Daniel Weaver

Page Mill

  • Ariel Abarquez
  • Luke Mendoza

Redwood City

  • Edwin Laranang
  • *Open Contract Position*
  • Michelle Perez

Service Desk

  • Service Desk Manager
    Andrew Blaner
  • Service Desk Team Lead
    Teresa Vasquez-Williams
  • Service Desk Team Lead
    Brandon Paris
  • Service Desk Technician 2 /
    Cardinal Free Clinics Lead
    Jesse Mena
  • Cardinal Free Clinics
    Field Support Technicians
  • Min Cheol Kim
  • Margaret Shen
  • Bishoy Boghdady
    Service Desk Technicians
  • Kevin Olsen
  • Joshua Garrison
  • Felicia Fuentes
  • Cesar Mendez
  • Michelle Perez
  • Hector Arambula
  • Sharon Apuyan
    Service Desk Technicians
  • David Reynoso
  • Rodrick Rogers
  • Bobby Woo
  • Sean Young
  • Jonathan Flores
  • Stephen Solano

Escalation Team

  • Escalation Team Lead
    Tim Solper


    Escalation Technicians
  • Shougofa Akbarpour
  • Amber Burleigh
  • Mike Gesmundo
  • Phil Passos
  • Mat Seliga
  • Armmond Greene

Provisioning Team

  • Provisioning Team Lead
    York Smith


    Provisioning Technicians
  • Michael Janssen
  • Ralph Tan

Customer Success, Engineering,
& Extended Operations

Associate Director, Customer Success
Bob Burkhardt

Senior Solutions Architect
Glenn Peacock

  • Infrastructure & Engineering Manager
    Daniel Paepcke
  • Network Infrastructure Liaison
    Mark Bardelmeier

Extended Operations

  • Extended Operations Team Lead
    Steve Hisey
  • Extended Operations Technician
    Eric Alemany

Client Platform Engineering

  • Windows Client Platform Engineer
    Kiro Boghdady
  • Windows Client Platform Engineer
    Matt Feeney
  • MacOS Client Platform Engineer
    Chad Morales
  • MacOS Client Platform Engineer
    Jonathan Morton

Customer Success

  • Solutions Architect
    Amit Srivastava
  • Communications Writer
    Jan Morrill

Research IT

Director, Research IT
Somalee Datta

  • Director, Engineering
    Susan Weber
  • ETL Engineer
    Deepa Balraj
  • Application Developer
    YongJae Lee
  • Sr. Software Developer
    Eileen Loh
  • Imaging Software Developer
    Joe Mesterhazy
  • Systems Software Developer
    Sanjay Malunjkar
  • Principal Informatics Architect
    Andrew Martin
  • Systems Architect
    Garrick Olson
  • Senior Software Developer
    Teresa Pacht
  • Research Data Analyst
  • Clinical Research Systems Developer
    Tina Seto
  • Sr. Software Developer
    Irvin Szeto
  • Sr. Internet Application Developer
    David Tom
  • Biomedical Database Developer
    Lee Ann Yasukawa