Martha Baron is the director of Administrative Computing at Carnegie Mellon. Her responsibilities include development, support, and maintenance of the university’s enterprise administrative applications. Administrative Computing serves the university’s central administrative units as well as divisional and departmental administrators. Services include systems analysis and design, application development, implementation and customization of commercial software systems, application maintenance and upgrades, and database support.
Martha joined Carnegie Mellon in 1984 as a database technology specialist, providing technical consultation and training for administrative units. During her career in Administrative Computing and Information Services (ACIS), Martha also served as the technical lead for a student data warehouse project, then as the project manager for the university’s current Student Information System (SIS). She has participated in various business process reengineering efforts in the areas of enrollment and financial services. Before joining the Computing Services division in January 2005, Martha held the position of director of administrative computing in ACIS.
Prior to her tenure at Carnegie Mellon, Martha held various positions in the field of database technology at the University of Michigan. She holds two degrees from that institution: M.A in the History of Art and an M.S. in Computer Engineering.