John Paris - Chief Information Officer & Vice President of Information Services


John Paris, RF Chief Information Officer

John Paris, was appointed as The Research Foundation for The State University of New York Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Vice President of Information Services. In this role, he is responsible for providing direction and oversight to operations and initiatives that support the Research Foundation’s (RF) mission and strategic plan.  He oversees the strategy and operation of information and technology innovation and provides vision and leadership to ensure technology supports the corporate direction and needs of users.  

Mr. Paris has had an extensive career at the RF starting in August 1998 with responsibilities in several departments and serving as a key member of the Information Services team for the past 15 years.   His unique skill set and experience include an in-depth knowledge of the RF and its systems that power the sponsored programs core; outstanding project execution; and an ability to manage the IS functions.

Mr. Paris earned an Associate of Applied Science from Hudson Valley Community College and a Bachelor of Business Administration; Accounting from Siena College. Prior to joining the RF, Mr. Paris was the Internal Auditor for Pioneer Bank. 

Mr. Paris lives in Poestenkill, NY with his wife and three children.

Contact Information:

Phone: (518) 434-7036