Dr. Alan R. Shark has been the Executive Director of Public Technology Institute (PTI) in Washington DC since 2004. PTI is now part of the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA). He is also a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration and Chair of its Standing Panel on Technology Leadership. In addition, he is an Associate Professor at the Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University, and a Course Developer/Instructor at Rutgers University Center for Government Services.
Dr. Shark’s thought leadership activities include keynote speaking, blogging, conducts a biweekly podcast called Sharkbytes, and is the author or co-author of over 12 books including the nationally recognized textbook Technology and Public Management, as well as CIO Leadership for Cities and Counties.