Dr. Diana G. Oblinger is President and CEO of EDUCAUSE, a nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education through the use of information technology. The current membership comprises over 2,400 colleges, universities and, education organizations. Previously, Oblinger held positions in academia and business.
Oblinger is known for her leadership in teaching, learning, and information technology. For example, Oblinger created the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI), known for its innovation in learning and learning technologies, as well as launching the Next Generation Learning Challenges with the Bill Melinda Gates Foundation. She is the author or co-author of many books, articles and monographs, including Game Changers: Education and Information Technologies, Educating the Net Generation, and What Business Wants from Higher Education.
Oblinger serves on a variety of boards and has received several awards and honorary degrees.