Chris Brandt Honored with UC Tech Award
Celebrating Technical Excellence, Grounded in a Commitment to Caring
On July 18, 2023, six individuals and eight teams from across the University of California received 2023 UC Tech Awards at the UC Tech Conference hosted by UC Berkeley and UCSF. The UC Tech Awards Program recognizes individuals and teams in the university’s technology community for their contributions to advancing the university’s mission using technology tools and methods.
Teams competed in seven award categories, each representing an area of critical importance to advancing technology — design; innovation in information technology; IT security; operational excellence; UC-wide collaboration; diversity, equity and inclusion leadership; and sustained impact.
Chris Brandt, Chief Information Officer at the School of Veterinary Medicine, received a golden Sustained Impact Award. This award recognizes an individual who, over time, has contributed significant expertise, passion and commitment to UC, as evidenced by a portfolio of work supporting the technology arena. Brandt’s pursuit of technological innovation for over 20 years has been instrumental in propelling the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine to new heights. Through his visionary leadership, he has spearheaded the adoption of cutting-edge technologies that have revolutionized operational, teaching, and learning experiences. In creating innovative digital tools, Chris’s achievements have empowered students, faculty, and staff to embrace the transformative power of technology.