Jen Stedelin

Senior Director, Strategic Operations

As senior director of strategic operations for Penn State IT, Jen Stedelin collaborates with other IT leaders to help achieve a shared vision for IT, linking strategies with operations to build a path forward. She is currently engaged in redesigning the IT funding model and working to develop a new governance model for IT decision-making.

Prior to Penn State, Stedelin served as assistant vice chancellor and deputy chief information officer at Washington University in St. Louis, where she led the redesign of the IT funding model and oversaw a market equity study for IT staff. Before Washington University, Stedelin served Southern Illinois University Edwardsville for fifteen years, with the last seven years as associate vice chancellor and chief information officer.

Stedelin received her master of business administration and bachelor of arts in economics from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. She actively volunteers as a member of the Centre County United Way Women’s Leadership Group.