Researcher Profiles
Dan Wakeman
VP & CIO, Educational Testing Service (ETS)

As Vice President and Chief Information Officer for ETS, Dan leads the centralized IT organization consisting of over 800 FTEs and three large outsourcing arrangements.  He is responsible for all IT strategic planning, IT operations and software development, including back office solutions (ERP, Workforce, HR, Supply Chain, Warehouse), as well as the creation and maintenance of a world class assessment platform (Item Banking, Scoring, Delivery, Reporting and Analysis).

Dan is a seasoned technology leader who enjoys the challenge of using information technology to expand the possibilities as well as the bottom line.  Dan has a broad range of IT experience across multiple industries including Banking, Consulting, Manufacturing, and Education.  He is experienced in leading business start-ups, mergers and divestitures.  His specialities include architecture leadership, people leadership, business and IT alignment, application development, knowledge management, electronic collaboration, project management, technical leadership, technology life cycle management and ERP.

Previously, Dan served as CIO for Elementary and Secondary education and prior to that as Chief Technologist for ETS.

Dan holds a Bachelor of Science from Michigan Technological University and an MBA from Central Michigan University. 

RELATED PUBLICATIONS

Raising Your Organization’s Digital IQ – Presented on 26 May 2016 at US LEF Executive Forum, Washington DC

01 JUN 2016 / THOMAS POWER, DAN WAKEMAN, EDWARD HESS, DAVID MOSCHELLA, BOB BARKER, DAN HUSHON, SIMON WARDLEY, DAVID GOLDSBY, LEWIS RICHARDS, IBRAHIM JACKSON, ROBINA CHATHAM, RICHARD DAVIES, DAVID REID