University IT’s Bill Clebsch retiring in August

Bill Clebsch

Bill Clebsch

BILL CLEBSCH, University IT associate vice president, is retiring on Aug. 18.

For 11 years, Clebsch has led the IT Services organization in University IT, which includes about 340 people in more than 20 work groups. Collectively, IT Services is responsible for Stanford’s data center planning and operations, research computing, network and communication services, infrastructure applications, desktop and mobility support, call center services and service desk support.

Clebsch, a Stanford graduate, returned to the university in 1986 to help implement the campus-wide voice and data network. He served in roles of increasing responsibility before being named executive director for IT Services in 2006. He was promoted to associate vice president in 2009.

Clensch is credited with partnering with research administrators and faculty to establish the university’s Research Computing program and construct the Stanford Research Computing Facility (SRCF) in 2013. The SRCF has enhanced the faculty’s ability to conduct computational research.

Read more on the University IT website.