Dr. Alan Shark

Dr. Alan Shark

Executive Director  |  Public Technology Institute

Dr. Alan R. Shark has served as the Executive Director of the Public Technology Institute (PTI) in Washington DC since 2004. PTI is now part of CompTIA. He is a Fellow of the National Academy for Public Administration and Chair of the Standing Panel on Technology Leadership. He is also an associate professor at George Mason University's Schar School of Policy and Government.

Dr. Shark thought leadership activities include keynote speaking, blogging and is the author of over 14 books including the nationally recognized textbook “Technology and Public Management” as well as “CIO Leadership for Cities and Counties- Emerging Trends and Practices”, He also served as executive editor and co-author of the book “Smarter Cities for a Bright Sustainable Future: A Global Perspective”.