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Rose Rocchio
Director, Mobile and Web Strategy, Education & Research
Phone: (310) 825-3981
Office Location: 4302 Math Sciences

Rose is the Director of Mobile and Web Strategy, Education & Research at UCLA.  This position includes coordinating the UCLA Mobile Steering committee which sets the campus wide direction of mobile and web strategy, including governance of administrative, educational and research mobile apps.  This committee is sponsored by UCLA’s Vice Provost of Information Technology and is focused on furthering mobile friendly content distribution and the academic and research uses of mobile and web technologies.  This role includes advocating for the appropriate strategic uses of new technologies as they emerge on an ever-increasing pace.  

The Mobile and Web Strategy Group at UCLA’s OIT is comprised of four technical teams: A Software Architecture team specializing in data standards and web services architectures for apps and open source technologies, a Mobile Apps team focused on delivering custom cross platform native apps, a Web Team specializing in the Drupal content management system and Responsive Web Design, and a Disabilities Computing Program (DCP) specializing in accessibility and special assistive technology needs.

Rose sits on the mHealth committee at the UCLA Medical Center, and works closely with researchers in the mHealth field to deploy cross platform mobile apps for research studies focused on teaching in LAUSD, Pediatric Asthma and multiple VA collaborative projects.

Rose is a current Co- Constituent Group Leader of the Mobile Technology Constituent group. She has chaired a series of ECAR Mobile focused workgroups.  For a look at a recent publication from one of the ECAR groups see: Mobile Apps in Higher Education: Developing an institutional Governance Strategy.

Rose is an EDUCAUSE FRYE/Leading Change institute graduate, class of 2011 and holds degrees from MIT class of 1990 and the Anderson School of Business class of 2000.