Arthur Sprecher serves as the Vice President of Technology and Chief Information Officer. He reports directly to the President and serves on the President’s Cabinet.
Art is charged with creating a culture that integrates technology across divisions and campuses. He leads the Pacific Technology division staff that includes the Customer Support Center, Enterprise Information Systems, Cyber Infrastructure and Information Security teams. As a leader and change agent, he will play a key role in transforming the geographically dispersed IT organization in moving towards a multi-city campus model and creating nimble, efficient IT governance across the university.
“I enjoy the opportunity to collaborate with faculty, staff and students to provide the technology foundation needed to educate future leaders and support innovation in scholarship, teaching and learning,” Sprecher says. “My goal is to deliver technology innovation, operational excellence and best-in-class customer service for the students, faculty, administration and alumni of University of the Pacific.”
Before assuming this position in 2015, Art served as Vice President for Enterprise Architecture at AmerisourceBergen Corporation in Chesterbrook, PA; CIO advisor for Primitive Logic, Inc. in San Francisco, and Vice President for Finance and Corporate Administration Technology at Charles Schwab & Co. Inc. in San Francisco. He is founder of East Bay Global Consulting, LLC in Walnut Creek, a provider of business transformation, IT strategy, and enterprise architecture consulting services and has worked with clients such as the University of Michigan Health System, Kaiser Permanente, Blue Shield of California, Eversource Energy, and Pacific Gas & Electric Company.
Art attended the University of California Davis where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Mathematics. In addition to his work in technology, Art has a passion for dog and horse rescue and volunteers his time with several animal rescue organizations.
Art and his wife, Julia, have 2 children and reside in Stockton, California.