Mugunth Vaithylingam serves as the CIO at the College of Southern Nevada, one of the largest community colleges in the U.S. Mugunth has occupied this role for over 10 years, driving technology as a team centric leader. Mugunth leverages his technical expertise and nearly 20 years of higher education experience with an empathetic perspective on leadership. He understands that his success is born from the accomplishments of his team. This visionary leadership resulted in Mugunth being honored both as the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient at the 2018 Nevada Top Tech awards and as the Most Influential Global CIO at the Global CIO Executive Summit. In addition to supporting his team, Mugunth believes in strong community involvement. He has headed up an initiative to raise funds for homeless students, believing that everyone deserves access to a good education.