Timothy Ramsey

Timothy Ramsay

Tim Ramsay is the University of Miami’s first Chief information Security Officer and Associate Vice President of Information Technology. Recently, Tim was also appointed to serve as the institution’s HIPAA Security Officer. In 2001, as UM’s Assistant Vice President of Computer and Network Services, Tim created the University’s original Information Security Organization. He has institutional responsibility for IT Security governance, policy, compliance and architecture, perimeter/host/endpoint security, incident response, vulnerability remediation, forensics, investigations, security audits and risk assessments (HIPAA, FDA Part 11, PCI, Red Flag, FERPA, GLBA, FISMA), and business continuity and disaster recovery program. Tim has served UM in six different roles during the last 24 years, four of them as an Assistant Vice President or higher. Tim has had P&L responsibility for two different $30M operations at UM and managed a team of 150+ technology professionals. In 2007, ComputerWorld magazine recognized Tim as a Premier 100 IT Leader. In 2005, he was nominated as a rising IT leader in CIO magazine’s annual “Ones to Watch” survey. He also teaches computer information systems classes in UM’s School of Business at both the graduate and undergraduate level.

During most of the 90s, Tim guided UM’s $1B procurement operation as the Executive Director of Business Services. As the institution’s second highest contracting officer, Tim led many successful, enterprise-wide, cost-cutting or revenue enhancing initiatives.

Tim holds a BBA in Finance from Florida International University, an MBA with a Specialization in CIS and a Certificate Degree in Telecommunications from UM. He also holds an active CISSP and CISM certification. Outside UM, he has served various community organizations including the United Way, Beacon Council, Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, Internet Coast and The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce.


  • Company:Miami University
  • Job Title:CISO, HIPAA Security Officer, Associate VP
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