Stefan Wahe hired as CALS IT director

Stefan Wahe was recently hired as the new CALS IT director and starts on February 3. In this role, he will be responsible for providing overall leadership and accountability for college-wide information technology services, and strategic management of the IT needs for the college and its 17 academic departments.

With a strong background in cybersecurity, Wahe was most recently at UW–Madison’s Office of Cybersecurity as the Deputy Chief Information Security Officer, HIPAA Security Officer, and Assistant Director of Governance, Risk Management and Compliance. Prior to his work in higher education, Wahe worked for the Wisconsin State Legislature to automate and secure the bill drafting process.

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