Cornell University Library Hires Chief Technology Strategist
Dean Krafft Takes Pioneering New Role in University Library Setting

Press release:

Dean Krafft joins Cornell University Library as its chief technology 
strategist.  He is the first person in this senior-level post, which 
is a new position for the library world.

Dean has more than 30 years of experience at Cornell.  After 
receiving his Master's and PhD degrees from Cornell's Computer 
Science Department, he served in several research and information 
technology positions within Computing and Information Science 
(CIS).  Recently, he was director of IT for CIS and principal 
investigator for the National Science Digital Library Core 
Integration project.  He will continue to serve as a senior research 
associate in Information Science.

As chief technology strategist, Dean will focus his efforts on the 
development of a long-term vision for the Library's technology 
future.  He also serves as an ambassador for collaborative technology 
initiatives across the University and in national and international efforts.

Anne R. Kenney
Carl A. Kroch University Librarian
Cornell University Library
201 Olin Library
Ithaca, NY 14853
fax: 607-255-6788
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