Carnegie Mellon University

Stan Waddell
Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer

Stan Waddell serves as the vice president for information technology and chief information officer at Carnegie Mellon. In his role, Stan provides vision, leadership and management to CMU’s entire computing enterprise, including the development and implementation of a university-wide IT strategy.

Stan also serves as a member of the university’s executive management team, providing support and counsel regarding the role of technology in advancing university-wide priorities and leading the development of a comprehensive technology and data management strategy that meets CMU's long-term goals.

Before joining Carnegie Mellon, Stan served as the associate vice president for Information Technology and CIO at the University of New Hampshire. He was the assistant vice chancellor and chief technology officer at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and spent nine years at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Stan also served in the U.S. Navy as an aviation electronics technician for nine years.

Stan holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Old Dominion University, a master's degree in management and administration sciences from the University of Texas at Dallas, and a doctorate in information systems from Nova Southeastern University. He has Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) credentials, and a graduate certificate in information assurance from Nova Southeastern University.