Aug. 16, 2011
Webster University Administrator Receives Diverse Business Leader Award
(William) Kenneth Freeman, interim chief information officer and vice president at Webster University, has been named to the St. Louis Business Journal's 2011 Class of Diverse Business Leaders. Freeman and the other Diverse Business Leader award winners will be profiled in the Sept. 9 issue of the St. Louis Business Journal and honored at an awards luncheon that day.
At Webster University, Freeman is responsible for all aspects of technology across the University's domestic and international campuses. This includes enterprise information systems, networking, technical services and architecture, desktop support, instructional lab support, media center operations, technology help desk and training, IT policy and information security.
Freeman has extensive experience in leveraging IT strategies to align with business initiatives. Prior to joining Webster in 2011, Freeman served in senior IT leadership roles at Monsanto, CIGNA, UPS and IBM. He received his undergraduate degree in business management from Herbert H. Lehman College and a master's degree in telecommunications from New York University. Freeman serves on the board of Herbert Hoover Boys & Girls Club, and on the IT committee for the St. Louis Metro Urban League.
With its home campus in St. Louis, Webster University is the only Tier 1, private, non-profit U.S.-based university providing a network of international residential campuses. Founded in 1915, Webster University’s campus network today includes metropolitan, military and corporate locations around the world, as well as traditional campuses in Asia, Europe and North America. The university is committed to delivering high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence.
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