Santa Clara University

MSIS Board of Advisors: Bob Denis

Chief Information Officer and Vice-President
Trimble Navigation

Mr. Denis brings twenty plus years of expertise in technology and operations to his role at Trimble. As Chief Information Officer, he has worldwide responsibility for the design and implementation of information systems, applications and supporting infrastructure. At Trimble, Mr. Denis led the introduction of a cost effective, state-of-the-art network linking the 20 plus locations of the company. Additionally, Mr. Denis is working in harmony with the operations and line of business primes, leading a phase wise and investment prudent enterprise systems conversion effort designed to fortify Trimble’s lead in its industry sectors.

Before joining Trimble, Mr. Denis was a principal at Innovative Management Associates, a firm specializing in enterprise infrastructure design and implementation. IMA was a group of professionals helping companies achieve higher performance by assisting them in carefully crafting business processes and productive use of technology. Mr. Denis completed his education in Montreal, Canada where he earned a BSE in Electronic Engineering. He is a lead member of the newly formed “Consortium of Information Systems Executives” in Silicon Valley. He also recently accepted the role of President of the “CampusITsolutions (campusITs)”, a newly formed joint group with San Francisco State University; this ambitious initiative is focused on providing solid work experience for the IT school graduates and experienced counseling for their curriculum.

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