Pam Buffington

Pam Buffington

Executive Director; Foundational Infrastructure & Technology | Office of Information Technology (OIT).

Pam Buffington is the executive director of Foundational Infrastructure & Technology within the Office of Information Technology (OIT). Pam has extensive experience at Georgia Tech and has worked in a variety of roles and responsibilities since 1995, enabling innovative uses of information technologies in both research and academic/instructional capacities. Most recently, she served as director of Research Cyberinfrastructure & Computing – guiding the work of the Partnership for an Advanced Computing Environment – or PACE. PACE is a collaboration between Georgia Tech faculty and OIT with a focus on high performance computing infrastructure with technical support services. Prior to her time leading PACE, Pam led OIT’s Digital Learning Team as associate director of Academic Technologies and steered external relations activities for Center for 21st Century Universities, or C21U.  

Pam is also a published researcher who most recently co-authored Semi-Automatic Hybrid Software Deployment Workflow in a Research Computing Center. An official “Double Jacket,” Pam earned both her undergraduate (BS’95) and Master of Business Administration (MBA ’23) degrees from Georgia Tech.

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