Information Systems Department Advisory Board

Diane Whittaker

Diane Whittaker


Job Title: Systems Analyst


Diane Brown Whittaker, a systems analyst, has had a long career managing people and designing information systems spanning the healthcare, education, publishing, marketing, and warehouse management industries, among others.

Diane holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology from the University of Utah and a Master’s degree in Business Administration, with a Technology Management specialty, from Westminster College.

Diane has worked as a team lead at 3M Health Information Systems, Director of Laboratory Information Systems Development and Director of Ancillary Systems Product Management at McKesson.

Under the tutelage of her father, an engineering professor and entrepreneur, Diane developed a love of science and technology at a young age. She created a model of a nuclear reactor for her third-grade science project. And during college, she was drawn to chemistry, biology, and computer science.

Diane resides in Salt Lake City with her husband, John, and enjoys spending time with her four grown sons- Jed, CJ, David, and Scott. She’s also passionate about international travel, bicycling, environmental issues, and glass art.