Knowledge Enterprise leadership

Sean Dudley

Assistant Vice President and Chief Research Information Officer, Research Technology

Sean Dudley leads the Research Technology Office, which provides specialized technology solutions and services that enable, unburden and protect ASU’s research community and sponsored projects. The office also organizes collaborative projects across the three state universities and supports the advancement of Arizona’s technological infrastructure. In addition to leading these activities, Dudley oversees ASU’s Research Computing core facility, which provides high-performance computing and other advanced technical services to the research community.

Dudley began his career in research information technology in 1998 at the University of Wisconsin. His passion for blending scientific research and technology later brought him to Tempe, where he initially worked at the ASU Biodesign Institute in the Center for Evolutionary Functional Genomics. Soon after, he advanced to a major role that allowed him to develop and provide services to the entire university.

Dudley holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science, along with degrees in biology and philosophy from the University of Wisconsin. He earned a Six Sigma Black Belt from ASU’s Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering and is currently pursuing a PhD at the School for the Future of Innovation in Society.