David Demers is the Chief Information Officer at SUNY Buffalo State since July, 2015. As CIO, he oversees the Information Systems and Services division which serves the entire campus community and is comprised of Computing and Technology Services, Instructional Resources, E.H. Butler Library and the Project Management Office. Prior to his appointment at SUNY Buffalo State, Dr. Demers served as Chief Operating Officer for The American Women's College Online at Bay Path University where he managed the development of the innovative S.O.U.L. (Social Online Universal Learning) learning environment. Prior to this, he was Vice President for Academic and Administrative Technology at Bay Path College from 2009-2013 where he provided strategic vision and oversight of technology resources to support teaching and learning, student information systems, telecommunications and business systems. Demers has focused his career on the effective use of technology to enhance teaching and learning as a research topic and helped develop and deliver online programs at the University of Hartford (1999-2001), the University of Connecticut (2001-2005) and Sacred Heart University where he served as Director of Instructional Technology and Online Learning (2005-2009).
Demers completed his B.S. and Ph.D. at the University of California at Riverside where he pursued research interests in the field of Cell and Molecular Biology.