Peter Morales, Ph.D.



Peter Morales joined CIEE in October 2016 as chief information officer. Previously, he spent nine years at New York University (NYU) in a variety of positions including chief information officer/chief technology officer for NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering, chief technology officer and director of the Project Management Office for the NYU School of Law, and program director for NYU Global Technologies. Notable projects he led include a partnership with the NASA Langley Research Center to develop a social platform for lecture and project coordination; a strategic university initiative to build and roll out a next-generation, cloud-based teaching and learning platform; and the development of a custom digital asset management appliance using open-source technologies.

Prior to NYU, Peter held positions with New York-based stock exchanges including development director for the NYSE Group’s Securities Industry Automation Corporation Division and director of the American Stock Exchange Service’s Enterprise Software Engineering Center of Excellence. In addition, he has taught web development, project management, operations management, and programming at NYU, Saint Francis College, and the Research Foundation at the City University of New York, and co-authored a book titled “Process Simulation and Parametric Modeling for Strategic Project Management.”

Peter holds a doctorate in computer science from Pace University’s School of Computer Science and Information Systems, a master’s degree in technology management from the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology. 

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