The IRT Team

IRT supports the school through several service groups staffed with a broad range of professional technologists.

Chief Information Officer

Michael Halaas

Current Role at Stanford

My role is to provide strategic leadership and management of innovative technology solutions at the School of Medicine and to ensure our overall technology architecture is a strong enabler of institutional goals. To achieve this broad goal I work in close collaboration with a wide variety of individuals in the School of Medicine, on the main Stanford campus and in our two hospitals to plan and implement technology initiatives.

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Chief Technology Officer

Application Services

Don Mitchell

  • System Software Developer
    Alain Boussard
  • Web Developer
    Christopher Bricker
  • Front-end Engineer
    David Crutchfield
  • Web Developer
    Koorosh Davoodian
  • Software Developer
    Grace Hung
  • Software Developer
    Andrey Vetushko
  • CAP Product Manager
    Tina Del Cont
  • Sr. Business Analyst
    Stephen Estes
  • Sr. Applications Engineer
    Alla Klevtsova
  • Web Applications Developer
    Devi Meyyappan
  • Sr. Engineering Manager
    Munish Joshi
  • Full Stack Developer
    Dmitry Gerenrot
  • Sr. Business/Systems Analyst
    Pi Parsons
  • Sr. Business Information Systems Programmer/Administrator
    Bill Roden
  • Systems Software Developer
    Charles Yates
  • Sr. Software Analyst
    Markus Muetschard

Academic and Interactive Technology

Mark Trenchard

Academic Technology & Innovation

Instructional Design & Production

  • Manager, Instructional Design & Production
    Kimberly Walker
  • Creative Director & UX Designer
    William Bottini
  • Instructional Media Specialist
    Andrew Baek
  • CME Instructional Designer
    Deila Bumgardner
  • Digital Learning and Project Manager
    Jessica Whittemore
  • Digital Media Specialist
    Huy Tran
  • Digital Media Specialist
    Lauren Watley

AV Services

  • AV Services Manager
    Tain Barzso
  • Systems Integration & Support Specialist
    Art Bascos
  • AV Integration & Support Specialist
    Robert Del Visco
  • Chief Engineer
    Bindu Madhava
  • Project Manager
    Michael McAuliffe
  • AV Technician
    Justin Price
  • Systems Administrator & AV Specialist
    Minmin Qin
  • AV Technician
    Glen Schembari
  • AV Technician
    Zachary McPherson
  • Classroom Capture Support
    Megan Garland
  • Classroom Capture Support
    Hannah Rasmussen

Digital Services

  • Web Services Manager
    Peter Chen
  • UX Designer
    Zakary Akin
  • Web Developer
    Sara Cook
  • Web Support Specialist
    William Doyle
  • Senior Web Project Manager
    Marianne Ford
  • Web Producer
    Maria Black


Business Analytics

Jon Davies

  • BI Technical Solutions Architect
    Gopi Bheemani

Sr. Business Intelligence Analyst
Asha Wahi

  • Sr. Business Information Solutions Architect
    Dawn Howerton 
  • Sr. Data Warehouse and ETL Architect
    Chun Li
  • Sr. Business Intelligence Analyst
    Bhavya Thotakura

Platform Services

Hans Jacobsen

Customer and Project Management

Platform Engineering

  • Manager, Platform Engineering
    Alan Ge
  • DevOps Engineer
    Conrad Holmberg
  • Senior DevOps Engineer
    Dmitry Makovey
  • Senior DevOps Engineer
    Xu Wang
  • Senior DevOps Engineer
    Ying Wang
  • DevOps Engineer

Data Center Operations

  • Manager, Data Center Operations
    Marlon Tarape
  • Data Center Technician
    Loy De Mesa
  • Sr. Data Center Technician
    Rue Basiloy

Platform and Application Administration

Database Administration

Data Security Programs

Sharie Kumaishi

  • Information Security Specialist
    Andrew Mew
  • Information Security Engineer
    Soyok Quan
  • Information Security Project & Communications Manager
    Suzanne Schiessler
  • Information Security Engineer
    Joe Zertuche
  • Information Security Engineer
    Charles Viloria

Finance & Administration / Program Planning & Management

Lora Pertle

  • Human Resources Manager
    Vivian Benkowski
  • Staff Recruiter
    Agnes Veith
  • Administrative Associate
    Jessica Gonzalez
  • Purchasing and Property Administrator
    Jiten Singh
  • Process Management Manager
    Richard Renn
  • Administrative Associate
    Robertta "Bobbi" Woody
  • Financial Analyst
    Miroslav Marinov
  • Administrative Associate
    Elizabeth Medina 

IT Support

John Reuling

Associate Director, IT Support Operations
Todd Wheeler

Desktop Support

  • Desktop Support Manager
    Melissa Pavan
  • Desktop Support Team Lead
    Jessica Huang
  • Desktop Support Team Lead
    Randall Araquistain
  • Desktop Support Manager
    Roland Narciso
  • Desktop Support Team Lead
    Galen Crivello
  • Desktop Support Team Lead
    Mark Riesenberger
  • Desktop Support Manager
    Terrell McQuitta
  • Desktop Support Team Lead
    Gordon Sinclair
  • Desktop Support Team Lead
    Aaron Kau
  • Desktop Support Technicians

North Zone

  • Lead: Randall Araquistain
  • Ben Belton
  • Kathy Fisher
  • Richard Ortiz
  • Raymond Yeen

Welch Zone

  • Lead: Jessica Huang
  • Abrahim Kalehzan
  • Matt Miles
  • Stuart Minami
  • Sonny Nguyen
  • Sam Zamvil

Falk Zone

  • Lead: Randall Araquistain
  • Adnan Chaudhry
  • Andres Palomo
  • Brian Sisk
  • Max Meloche

South Zone

  • Lead: Galen Crivello
  • Randy Chen
  • Ken Tom
  • Edwardo Luna
  • John DiMario
  • Damon Logan
  • Mackenzie Mizenko

Tech Bar

  • Lead: Mark Riesenberger
  • Rey Andrada
  • Hector Arambula
  • Jocelyn Khuu
  • Kim Lam
  • Ernest Moreno
  • Eduard Nuculiak
  • Alan Phan
  • Bikram Ubhi


  • Lead: Gordon Sinclair
  • (Open position)
  • Phillip Lochbaum
  • Ed Lee


  • Lead: Aaron Kau
  • Sharon Apuyan
  • Daniel Catura
  • Necki Goble
  • Virgil Santiago
  • Robert Casuga

Page Mill

  • Lead: Aaron Kau
  • Ariel Abarquez
  • Luke Mendoza

Redwood City

  • Lead: Gordon Sinclair
  • Edwin Laranang
  • Michelle Perez
  • Ben Salomon

IT Core Services

Service Desk, Escalation, & Provisioning

Sr. Manager, IT Core Services
Michael Howard

Service Desk

  • Service Desk Manager
    Andrew Blaner
  • Service Desk Team Lead
    Teresa Vasquez-Williams
  • Service Desk Team Lead
    Brandon Paris
  • Service Desk Technician 2 /
    Cardinal Free Clinics Lead
    Jesse Mena
  • Service Desk Technicians
  • Kevin Olsen
  • Felicia Fuentes
  • Cesar Mendez
  • Ryan Thomas
  • Emmanuel Becerril
  • Service Desk Technicians
  • Rodrick Rogers
  • Bobby Woo
  • Sean Young
  • Stephen Solano
  • Luis Perez 
  • Dante Sanchez

Escalation Team

  • Escalation Team Lead
    Tim Solper


    Escalation Technicians
  • Shougofa Akbarpour
  • Amber Burleigh
  • Mike Gesmundo
  • Phil Passos
  • Armmond Greene
  • Joshua Garrison

Provisioning Team

  • Provisioning Team Lead
    York Smith


    Provisioning Technicians
  • Michael Janssen
  • Ralph Tan
  • Avi Hospedales

Customer Success, Engineering,
& Extended Operations

Associate Director, Customer Success
Bob Burkhardt

Senior Solutions Architect
Glenn Peacock

  • Infrastructure & Engineering Manager
    Daniel Paepcke
  • Network Infrastructure Liaison
    Mark Bardelmeier

Extended Operations

  • Extended Operations Team Lead
    Steve Hisey
  • Extended Operations Technician
    Eric Alemany

Client Platform Engineering

  • Windows Client Platform Engineer
    Kiro Boghdady
  • Windows Client Platform Engineer
    Matt Feeney
  • MacOS Client Platform Engineer
    Chad Morales
  • MacOS Client Platform Engineer
    Jonathan Morton

Customer Success

  • Solutions Architect
    Amit Srivastava
  • Communications Writer
    Jan Morrill

Research IT

Director, Research IT
Somalee Datta

  • Director, Engineering
    Susan Weber
  • ETL Engineer
    Deepa Balraj
  • Application Developer
    YongJae Lee
  • Sr. Software Developer
    Eileen Loh
  • Imaging Software Developer
    Joe Mesterhazy
  • REDCap Application Specialist
    Alvaro Alvarez
  • Systems Software Developer
    Sanjay Malunjkar
  • Principal Informatics Architect
    Andrew Martin
  • Systems Architect
    Garrick Olson
  • Sr. Software Developer
    Teresa Pacht
  • Sr. Internet Application Developer
    David Tom
  • Clinical Research Systems Developer
    Tina Seto
  • Sr. Software Developer
    Irvin Szeto
  • Biomedical Database Developer
    Lee Ann Yasukawa
  • Sr. Data Science Platform Engineer
    Wencheng Li