Steven K. Huth-Computing Services - Carnegie Mellon University

Steven K. Huth

Steve Huth is the Senior Advisor for the Computing Services leadership team. He previously served as Chief Information Officer for Carnegie Mellon University and for the university's campus in Doha, Qatar. Before joining CMU-Q, Steve was the Director of Q-CERT, the first national computer security incident response team in the State of Qatar. Steve also held positions as Deputy Director of the CERT program, one of the nation’s oldest information security organizations, and the Director of Information Technology for the Software Engineering Institute, a federally funded research and development center.

Prior to coming to Carnegie Mellon, Steve was the Manager of Data Networking at the University of Pittsburgh. There he led the transition to a new campus network, taught telecommunications management courses, and participated in the creation of CERGE, the Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education in Czechoslovakia.

In a career that’s spanned nearly forty years, Steve has developed solutions for industry, government, and academia in areas as diverse as microcomputer hardware and software design, patient monitoring systems to support research in the operating room, and using buffer overflows for good, not evil.