DGIT is organized into specialist teams that distribute expertise and services throughout the UCLA Health Sciences schools. 

With a focus on well-rounded transparency, communication, collaboration, and technology service delivery, the DGIT leadership team focuses on:

  • Emerging technologies with the potential for significant advancements
  • Governance and security issues surrounding information technology
  • Intimate engagement experiences with customers
  • Iterative and highly collaborative development processes


Bill Holloway

Chief Academic Information Officer

Buddy Dennis

Director, Software Development

Chis Denny

Director of Research Informatics

Adrian Finemel

Director, Network Services

Dennis Garcia

Director, Client Experience

Scott Painter

Director of Client Services

Mike Shane, Director, Infrastructure

Senior Director of Platform Services

Katherine Wigan

Director, Academic Technology



Executive Assistant

Cathryn Dye

Executive Assistant



Expertise to serve

DGIT employees leverage their diverse range of knowledge and expertise to serve clients—providing hands-on support, developing functional websites, enabling critical network connections, and more. 

Each DGIT employee, regardless of function, comes to work every day to use their talents to deliver technology services and solutions you need and want.