Ed Pierson serves as the Interim CIO and Vice President of Information Technology for Texas A&M University. In this role, he leads the IT organization supporting over 70,000 students and over 3500 Faculty. Our Faculty are leading over $1.13 B in research. In his previous position at A&M, Mr. Pierson served as the CIO and Director of IT for the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEES) and Texas A&M College of Engineering.

Prior to joining A&M, Ed served as the VP of IT for Snelling Staffing and Intrepid USA Healthcare. Prior to that, he served as CIO of EF Johnson, a worldwide manufacturer of Public Service radios and electronics. From 2003 to 2007, he served as the CIO and VP of Quality for Healthvision a SaaS based Electronic Medical record company supporting over 10M patient records. Prior to Healtvision, he served as VP of Operations for Data Return, a leading Hosting company and as a Corporate Strategist for Novell.

Ed earned a bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University and a MS in Business from the University of Texas Dallas.

Ed Pierson

Ed Pierson
Interim Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer