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Arthur Langer

At Columbia University, Dr. Arthur M. Langer is Professor of Professional Practice in the Faculty of Professional Studies, Academic Director of the Programs in Technology Management, and the Director of the Center for Technology Management.

In addition, he is Vice Chair of Faculty and Executive Advisor to the Dean at Columbia’s School of Professional Studies. He serves on the faculty of the Department of Organization and Leadership at the Graduate School of Education (Teachers College) and is an elected member of the Columbia University Faculty Senate.

Dr. Langer is the author of Guide to Software Development: Designing & Managing the Life Cycle (2nd Ed., 2016), Strategic IT: Best Practices for Managers and Executives (2013 with Lyle Yorks), Information Technology and Organizational Learning (2011), Analysis and Design of Information Systems (2007), Applied Ecommerce (2002), and The Art of Analysis (1997) and has numerous published articles and papers relating to service learning for underserved populations, IT organizational integration, mentoring, and staff development. Dr. Langer consults with corporations and universities worldwide on information technology, staff development, management transformation, and curriculum development. Dr. Langer is also the Chairman and Founder of Workforce Opportunity Services (www.wforce.org), a nonprofit social venture that provides scholarships and careers to underserved populations around the world.

Prior to joining the full-time faculty at Columbia University, Dr. Langer was Executive Director of Computer Support Services at Coopers & Lybrand, General Manager and Partner of Software Plus, and President of Macco Software.