Len Peters is currently the Vice President and Chief Information Officer at New York University.
In this role he is responsible for developing and implementing strategy that supports academic, research, and strategic university priorities. Currently Len is leading initiatives to support university affordability, student success, sustainability and global connectedness. Additionally Len is launching a Center for Research Technology focused on new technologies including AI, machine learning and robotic process automation while leading Online Program Services coupled with big data learning analytics.
Len has also been an Adjunct Professor at both Yale University and Columbia University. He’s taught a course called Managing Strategic Technology Portfolios.
Peters holds an M.Sc in Technology Management from Columbia University and is a graduate of Columbia Business School’s Senior Executive Program. Len completed his graduate studies at Columbia writing his thesis on Cloud Computing. He earned a B.A. from Molloy College in business management and now serves on the Board of Trustees.
He began his career at Merrill Lynch and has worked at GE as Chief Technology Officer, a Berkshire Hathaway company as chief information officer and was the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Trilegiant, a Cendant company.
Len started his higher education career at Columbia Business School where he served as the Dean of Technology. Most recently, Len was the Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Yale University.