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Dan Updegrove

ORG University of Texas at Austin Title BIO Daniel A. Updegrove is Vice President for Information Technology at The University of Texas at Austin, and senior lecturer in the UT Graduate School of Library and Information Science. Mr. Updegrove serves as the University's Chief Information Officer and directs a staff of 375 providing communications infrastructure, data center, enterprise information, collaboration, academic, and user support services for the largest U.S. campus, with an enrollment of over 51,000 students.Prior to arriving at UT in January, 2001, Mr. Updegrove served as Chief Information Officer at Yale University; Associate Vice Provost for Information Systems and Computing at the University of Pennsylvania; Vice President of Educom (predecessor to Educause); Research Associate at Yale and the National Bureau of Economic Research; and Teaching Associate at Cornell University, where he studied industrial engineering and urban planning.

Mr. Updegrove is active in Educause (chairing the Advisory Group on Administrative Information Systems and Services and co-chairing the Task Force on Computer and Network Security); Internet2 (serving on the Network Policy and Planning Advisory Committee); Texas GigaPOP (serving on the Board of Trustees); and the Southeastern Universities Research Association (serving on the IT Steering Group); and represents UT within the UT System as well as in the Coalition for Networked Information, Common Solutions Group, and Big 12 CIO group. He has lectured and consulted widely in the U.S. and abroad on IT strategic planning, networking, computer-based planning models, and computer gaming simulation. He currently serves on advisory committees for Apple Computer, Dell Computer Corporation, and Microsoft and on the board of directors of Knowbility, an Austin non-profit advocating barrier-free IT.