Alberto Fernandez

Biography

Alberto Fernández is the Director of Partner Campuses Technology Services (Broward Technology Services (BTS) and Northern Technology Services (NTS)) at Florida Atlantic University (FAU). In this capacity, he is responsible for evaluating, planning, developing, and implementing technology resources and services in support of administrative and academic clients for the multiple Florida Atlantic University partner campuses (Davie Campus, Fort Lauderdale Campus, Jupiter Campus, and Dania Beach Campus). Furthermore, he provides leadership and policy direction for computing systems, local area networks, academic computing labs, multimedia and video conferencing systems, audiovisual systems and services, and all associated support services. Prior to his appointment at FAU, Alberto served as Director of Web Strategy at Lynn University, located in Boca Raton, Florida. At Lynn, he was responsible for developing and maintaining the comprehensive structure of the university's Web presence, including both its Internet and Intranet (portal) sites. He also served as part of the university's Admissions Marketing Team, where he ensured that the university's Web technology supported the mission of the institution while matching the latest industry standards. Prior to his appointment at Lynn, Alberto served as Assistant Dean of Information Technology and Director of Instructional Computing Services--as well as the Activity Director of a US Department of Education, Title-III grant--at Barry University’s Division of Information Technology in Miami Shores, Florida. Alberto is also an adjunct professor of computer science at several universities. His educational background includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Mathematics, a M.B.A. in Finance, and an Ed.S. in Computing Technology from Barry University. He also earned a second Ed.S. in Computing Technology in Education from Nova Southeastern University, in Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida. Alberto also holds a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Computing Technology in Education, also from Nova Southeastern University.