Alan Wolf is the Managing Director of Academic Technology in Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT) at Harvard University. He collaborates with campus leaders to set vision and strategic directions for academic technologies across the institution, which encompasses both teaching & learning and research technology support. This includes Harvard learning technology platforms, direct support for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, arts & humanities research computing support, and digital accessibility services.
Previous to this role, Alan was the Assistant CIO for Advanced Computing Infrastructure at the University of Wisconsin - Madison and directed the UW - Madison Digital Media Center. His roles included coordinating campus research cyberinfrastructure strategy and developing research services for computing networking and research data storage and management, including electronic laboratory notebooks. He provided resources and support to enable the faculty to create digital materials to support their teaching and research. He created and taught a graduate course on effective teaching with technology. He was the PI for NSF awards focusing on faculty and student use of technology in higher education and implemenations of new technology to teaching and learning. Alan received his Ph.D. in Biology from the University of Michigan with concentrations on bioacoustics and phylogenetics of frogs.