Dan Alig

Chief Information Officer, Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania

Dan Alig is the Chief Information Officer of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He leads Wharton Computing in delivering IT resources to faculty, students, staff, and alumni and developing strategies to enhance the School’s mission with technology. He began working at Wharton in 1999, supporting technology for the Graduate Division and has since moved through a variety of job functions with progressively increasing responsibility.

Dan led the team that built the implementation of Course Match, which doubled student satisfaction with course registration and cut schedule inequality in half. His leadership brought together an inter-disciplinary and multi-function group from the registrar's office, IT, and faculty to realize Wharton's largest increase in student happiness in 20 years.