Shari Baraniuk

CIO, Information and Communications Technologies



Shari Baraniuk has been with the University of Saskatchewan for more than fifteen years. Prior to embarking on the role of Chief Information Officer within Information and Communications Technology (ICT) at the U of S, Shari was the Director, Systems Support and Development with Financial Services and prior to that, the Associate Director, Information Technology with Facilities Management.


Shari has more than 30 years of experience in the information technology sector. Prior to joining the University of Saskatchewan, Shari worked for a number of organizations including the City of Saskatoon, LGS Group Inc., Canadian Pacific Rail System, SHL Systemhouse and Andersen Consulting. Her roles have ranged from systems design and development to business analysis and from team leader to project manager.

Shari holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Operations Research Management from the University of Manitoba and an MBA in Information Technology Management from Athabasca University.