Chief Information Officer (CIO)

The Chief Information Officer (CIO) has been part of the university management of the Technical University of Munich since 2001. He is also Senior Vice President.

The current TUM CIO is Senior Vice President for IT-Systems and Services Dr.-Ing. Alexander Braun.

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Dr.-Ing. Alexander Braun

Technical University of Munich


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    • Head of the CIO / VD IO board of TUM
    • Advisory Board des Munich Data Science Institutes der TUM
    • Advisory Board von Campus Online
    • SAP Higher Education & Research Advisory Council
    • LRZ Beirat
    • TU9 CIO Board
    • CIO Runde Bayern
    • Leadership Council des Digital Credential Consortiums (DCC)


    The diverse tasks include

    1. Development and Implementation of an IT Strategy

      • Formulation of a comprehensive IT strategy that considers the needs of students and research institutions.

      • Ensuring that innovative technologies are effectively integrated into teaching and research processes.

    2. Advancing Digital Transformation

      • Actively shaping and promoting digital transformation at the university.

      • Identification and implementation of new technologies to enable efficient and contemporary workflows.

    3. Ensuring the Security of IT Infrastructure

      • Protection against cyber threats through the implementation of appropriate security measures.

      • Continuous monitoring and updating of security policies and protocols.

    4. Promotion of Digital Literacy

      • Initiation of training and development programs to strengthen the digital competence of students, faculty, and staff.

      • Integration of digital teaching and learning methods into the university routine.

    5. Implementation of E-Learning Platforms

      • Introduction and optimization of e-learning platforms for flexible course delivery.

      • Ensuring the accessibility and user-friendliness of digital learning environments.

    6. Collaboration with Departments and Research Institutions

      • Close collaboration with various departments and research institutions to understand and meet their specific requirements.

      • Provision of IT solutions that effectively support the research process.

    7. Budget Management and Resource Optimization

      • Responsibility for the IT budget and efficient resource utilization.

      • Evaluation of technology trends and investments in promising IT solutions.