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Daniel P. Huttenlocher is an American academic administrator and corporate director. He is the dean and vice provost of Cornell Tech at Cornell University,[3] and a director of Amazon.[4] He joined the department of computer science at Cornell in 1988, and he owned 24 patents in computer vision by 2015.[5]

Daniel P. Huttenlocher
1959 (age 59–60) [1]
Alma materUniversity of Michigan (B.A., Computer Science and Psychology)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.S., EECS; Ph.D., Computer Science, 1988) [2]
OccupationAcademic administrator
EmployerCornell University
Known forDean and vice provost of Cornell Tech

Before Cornell, Huttenlocher had previously worked at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center and was Chief Technology Officer at Intelligent Markets. He has an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and earned his master’s and doctorate degrees from MIT.[6]

In February 2019, he was named by MIT to be the head of its new Schwarzman College of Computing starting in August 2019.[7][8]


  1. ^ "Executive Profile: Daniel P. Huttenlocher", Bloomberg
  2. ^ "Daniel P. Huttenlocher", Mathematics Genealogy Project
  3. ^ "DANIEL P. HUTTENLOCHER JACK AND RILLA NEAFSEY DEAN AND VICE PROVOST, CORNELL TECH". Cornell Tech. Cornell University. Retrieved December 26, 2017.
  4. ^ "OFFICERS & DIRECTORS". Amazon. Retrieved December 26, 2017.
  5. ^ Kompanek, Christopher (August 21, 2015). "The professor leading New York City's answer to MIT". Financial Times. Retrieved December 26, 2017.
  6. ^ Soperm Taylor, "Amazon names Cornell Tech founding dean and Xerox veteran Daniel Huttenlocher to board", GeekWire, September 8, 2016
  7. ^ Zafar, Maryam, "Cornell Tech Founding Dean Daniel Huttenlocher to Depart for MIT", The Cornell Daily Sun, February 21, 2019
  8. ^ Matheson, Rob, "Dan Huttenlocher named inaugural dean of MIT Schwarzman College of Computing : Alumnus and founding dean of Cornell Tech in New York City will return to MIT this summer", MIT News Office, February 21, 2019