Steve Gallagher is the Chief Information Officer of Stanford University. He leads University IT, a world-class technology services organization that partners with faculty, students, staff, and alumni to advance the teaching, learning, research, and healthcare mission. UIT manages Stanford’s enterprise business applications, collaboration technology, data warehouse, business intelligence, network engineering, telecommunications, web services, client services, and advancement systems. He jointly leads the Information Security Office and the Research Computing group.
Steve serves as a member of the University Cabinet and on the SLAC National Laboratory Board of Overseers Committee on Business, Technology, Audit and Compliance. He also co-chairs the Stanford CIO Council which is comprised of Stanford’s technology leaders from across campus. Steve reports to the Vice President for Business Affairs and Chief Financial Officer.
Steve previously served as the CIO of the Harvard Business School and as CIO of the University of San Francisco. Before his time in higher education, he served in executive leadership roles in the venture capital and financial technology sectors in San Francisco, New York, and Boston.
Steve has a BS from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.