Joshua Beeman

Associate Vice President of Information Technology & Associate Chief Information Officer
Joshua Beeman headshot

Joshua Beeman is Penn’s Associate Vice President of Information Technology & Associate Chief Information Officer. He is responsible for overseeing IT-related initiatives that strengthen campus-wide IT services while enabling the University to operate more efficiently. This group provides leadership in all areas of IT management and operations and ensures ISC organizational effectiveness. It includes ISC's Communications, Human Resources, Service Management, Shared Services, and oversight of the Digital Ambition program.

Prior to the ACIO position, Mr. Beeman served for eight years as Penn's Information Security Officer, where he established an award-winning campus Information Security program in response to a charge from the University's Institutional Risk Committee.

Previously, Mr. Beeman was a senior manager for Customer Value Partners in Washington, DC, working as a program manager on an Information Assurance contract for the federal government and on the development and refinement of the company’s Information Assurance practice. Prior to his stint in Washington, Mr. Beeman was the team leader of the Senior Cyber Security Advisor program at Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, New Mexico, where he worked with senior lab management on the identification, management and mitigation of information security risks.

Before those positions, Mr. Beeman was employed at Penn for over ten years, first as IT director of hospital systems at the School of Veterinary Medicine, and then as IT security specialist senior in the Office of Information Security.   

Joshua is CISSP, GSEC and GCIH certified and received BA and MA degrees in Archaeology from UCLA and the University of Pennsylvania, respectively.

jbeeman@isc.upenn.edu