Generative AI is fundamentally changing the education landscape, and institutions have already begun to adopt it, with many opportunities ahead to further shape its best practices.
Incorporating generative AI into the learning experience can unlock student success and improve career outcomes. However, doing so requires strategic consideration. In this fireside chat on demand, seasoned ed-tech leader Dan Alig, CIO at The Wharton School, shares his perspective on how generative AI can maximize institution-wide potential when implemented responsibly to maintain academic integrity.
Dan Alig serves as Chief Information Officer at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he leads Wharton Computing in delivering IT resources to faculty, students, staff, and alumni and developing strategies to enhance the School’s mission with technology. Alig began working at Wharton in 1999, supporting technology for the Graduate Division and has since moved through a variety of job functions with progressively increasing responsibility. A Los Angeles native, Alig moved to Philadelphia to attend the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree.
Shane Collins leads Grammarly’s Brand and Product Communications team. He started his career working on the iconic “What Happens in Vegas, Stays in Vegas” campaign and has since parlayed his experience to Silicon Valley, where he’s worked on Fortune 500 brands like Microsoft to Khan Academy. Shane holds a Master’s Degree in Communication Management from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor’s Degree in Integrated Marketing Communications from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he also taught media planning and buying as an adjunct professor.