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General Membership Meeting & Luncheon - Enterprise IT Projects at the University of Hawaii System

PMI Honolulu, Hawaii Chapter General Membership Meeting & Luncheon

Title: Enterprise IT Projects at the University of Hawaii System

Please join us for an engaging presentation, lunch, and networking opportunities.  Anyone currently involved with or interested in the project management profession is welcome!  Feel free to invite your friends and co-workers too!

Speaker:  Garret Yoshimi, Vice President for Information Technology & Chief Information Officer, University of Hawaii 


Title:  Enterprise IT Projects at the University of Hawaii System


PMI Talent Triangle:  Strategic and Business Management (1 PDU)

Event ID: C166-P1907170

More about this month's topic:  

Garret has served as the University of Hawaiʻi CIO since 2015 and oversees the central IT operations for the UH’s $1.4B enterprise.  He will discuss strategic IT projects completed and in progress, covering general scope and impacts, including the influence of security as an overriding factor in project decisions, execution and outcomes.

Speaker Bio:

As the University of Hawaiʻi’s vice president for information technology and chief information officer (VPIT/CIO), Garret Yoshimi is responsible for UH systemwide information technology systems and services. Yoshimi provides executive leadership in collaboratively setting forth the overall vision, goals, strategies and plans for the effective and appropriate use of information technologies to advance the UH System.

Yoshimi joined UH in January 2015. Prior to serving as UHVPIT/CIO, Yoshimi was vice president and chief operating officer for eWorld Enterprise Solutions. He brings to the university more than 35 years of experience in information technology in both the public and private sectors in Hawaiʻi. He has served as the first CIO for the Hawaiʻi Judiciary, senior technology executive for the East-West Center and CIO for DTRIC Insurance.

Yoshimi also previously served as telecommunications manager before being promoted to director of technology infrastructure for the University of Hawaiʻi. He actively represented the University of Hawaiʻi in state and national venues as a member of EDUCAUSE, Internet2 and the Association for College and University Technology Advancement, which awarded him the Bill D. Morris award for individual leadership.

A native of Honolulu, Yoshimi earned a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from Purdue University and a graduate certificate in telecommunications and information resource management from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.

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Interested in being a speaker?

Earn Giving Back PDUs. Lunch is on us! Contact our chapter Programs Director.


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Type of activity: General Membership Meeting

Date: July 17th, 2019

Hour: 11:30AM to 1:00PM

Number of PDUs: 1.0


Members: $36.00

Non members: $45.00

Students: $15.00


The Plaza Club, 20th Floor 900 Fort Street Honolulu, HI 96813

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