IT Consulting UC-Wide Agreements

February 28, 2024
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Systemwide Procurement announces the launch of 12 new systemwide strategic agreements with top-tier IT Consulting firms, marking a significant milestone in our ongoing efforts to enhance the University of California's technological landscape.

These agreements span six key areas to ensure UC locations are at the forefront of IT innovation and security: 

  1. Software Planning/Implementation: Leveraging industry-leading solutions from Oracle, Concur, and more to streamline operations and increase efficiency across the UC system.
  2. Ongoing Support for Software and Services: Ensuring our systems are always running smoothly with expert support just a call away.
  3. IT Security: Protecting our data and systems with cutting-edge security measures.
  4. Infrastructure and Hosting: Building a reliable and scalable IT infrastructure to support our growing needs.
  5. Data/Analytics: Utilizing the power of data to drive decisions and improve outcomes.
  6. Assessments and Planning: Keeping us ahead of the curve with strategic IT planning and assessments.

These partnerships (see table below for contract details) reflect our commitment to optimizing University spend while advancing our technological capabilities. By harnessing our collective purchasing power, we're not just saving money; we're investing in the future of UC.

Program Overview Webinar

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An overview of the UC RFP process and outcome and instructions for how to use Systemwide IT Consulting Contracts

12 New Systemwide Agreements

With these top-tier IT Consulting firms:



DiverseLead Agency
Sabu Varghese
Ravi Natarajan


Janet Kung
Dawn Johnson


Roy Mathew
Michael de Leon


Richard Cassell

Coming soon

Nate Haines
Mark Cianca


Jennie Wong
Randy Tan


EYKeith Russ
Graciela Chaluleu

Coming soon

GuidehouseJoseph Glackin
Callie Seymour

Coming soon

Presidio Networked Solutions
Fooks, Jason
Ornelas, Dan


Slower Inc.
Tom White
Rikin Shah


KPMGStuart Cullum
Liam Schwartz

Coming soon

Optiv SecurityTerrence Clark
Shane Rogers

Coming soon


BOLD = OMNIA Contract | *DB/SB = Diverse and/or Small Business | *D/S SUB = Diverse/Small Subcontracting Program

This competitively bid RFP resulted in 12 systemwide contracts with an initial 3-year agreement with defined rates that can be used for up to 10 years. Collaborative partners included Procurement, CIOs, CTOs, CISOs and other IT personnel to fully understand their requirements and needs for future projects.

Stay tuned for more updates as we continue to transform our IT landscape together.

Benefits to UC

  • Creation of strategic, high-value contracts encompassing six key areas, with a clearly defined scope of work
  • Capture of OMNIA revenue, and additional incentives to benefit campuses and students
  • Establishment of a “Collaborative Culture” with each supplier to create an environment where SOWs and projects can be shared amongst different campuses
  • Establishment of Annual Business Reviews with highest-value suppliers
  • Initial 3-yr agreement with defined rates that can be used for up to 10 years
  • Terms & Conditions aligned with UC’s needs and compliant with policy and laws

RFP Team

Collaborative partners on the RFP included Procurement, CIOs, CTOs, CISOs and other IT personnel. The RFP team included: Bill Allison (UCB) | Matthew Klaas (UCD-H) | Lucie Avetisyan (UCLA) | Jackson Muhirwe (UCM) | Matt Gunkle (UCR) | Brian DeMeulle (UCSD) | Byron Wilson (UCSF) | Melanie Douglas, Aisha Jackson (UCSC) | Kari Robertson, Molly Greek, Shawn Kelly, Sean Parker, Bob Stueber, Hilary Steinman (UCOP).


Hilary Steinman | Sr. Category Manager | Professional Services | UC Systemwide Procurement

Amanda Marks | Director | Professional Services | UC Systemwide Procurement

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