The role of the senior academic technology officer (SATO) is crucial in higher education. Those in this emerging profession need to take action to further define the role, mentor future SATOs, and advocate for its importance.
Matt Meyer is the Associate Vice President, Global IT within IT Services at Northeastern University. He has over 25 years of experience in technology-based training & education including design, development, management and leadership roles. He came to the Northeastern University in April 2022 after spending over 4 years at the University of Chicago as their Executive Director of Academic Technology Solutions Matt has a Master's of Science in Instructional Technology from Bloomsburg University's Institute for Interactive Technology and a bachelor's degree in Business Administration/Marketing.