Daniel Huttenlocher is the founding dean and vice provost of Cornell Tech. As dean, he has overall responsibility for the new campus, including the academic quality and direction of the campus’ degree programs and research. Huttenlocher has a mix of academic and industry background, having worked at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) and served as CTO of Intelligent Markets, as well as being a faculty member at Cornell for over two decades. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and both his master’s and doctorate degrees from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He currently serves as a trustee of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.