About Wharton Computing

Wharton Computing

Wharton Computing is made up of 130 passionate individuals who are responsible for the technology driving connected learning across the School – advancing the rigorous research and learning required to generate new business knowledge and understanding.

For the Wharton community and beyond, Wharton technology provides access to a host of innovative resources that redefine how business is studied and how business insights are shared. As the group responsible for technology at the School, members of Wharton Computing act as technology evangelists to encourage wider adoption of existing technologies and to experiment with new products and approaches.


Chief Information Officer Dan Alig leads Wharton Computing in delivering IT resources to faculty, students, staff and alumni  in addition to developing strategies that enhance the School’s technology mission. His a staff of technology professionals are dedicated to supporting research, enhancing teaching and learning in and outside the classroom, protecting Wharton Business School’s intellectual property, securing data, and ensuring Wharton’s abundant arrays of technological resources run smoothly and effectively.

As CIO of one the most influential business schools in the world, Mr. Alig is not only instrumental in defining the role of IT in higher education  he also guides the technology experiences of future business leaders and innovators, shaping the way high-tech computing will continue to impact global commerce and foster progress.