Parixit Davé currently serves as Director at CUIT for Emerging Technologies. In this role, he is responsible for leadership, operations, and projects related to new technologies and works directly with faculty and researchers in support of new initiatives. Parixit loves to experiment with new technologies provides a much-needed consulting role on emerging technologies to the entire university. In 2018, Parixit co-founded CUIT's Emerging Technology Consortium (ETC), and was appointed as the director of this organization. Prior to this, Parixit was a senior manager and led the group of Academic Technologies at CUIT. This group supported numerous services used by over 36,000 students and 4,000 faculty members. Before Columbia, Parixit led systems development and infrastructure engineering teams at Rutgers University for 15 years. Here he spearheaded and supported technology projects used by over 70,000 students and 8,000 faculty and researchers. Parixit received his MBA and an undergraduate degree in Information Technology from Rutgers University.