Alan Takaoka

Alan Takaoka

Manager of Application Development
773.834.8387 | alantak@uchicago.edu

Alan started out as a web application developer with Web Services in 2001, and has now been manager of the programming team for most of those years. He oversees the technical direction of the team, which includes web application security and quality assurance work. Alan also ensures the team's collaboration with the rest of IT Services and peers across campus is smooth and effective. As part of the Web Services management team he helps guide the direction of the whole group ensuring it meets the needs of the University.

Prior to joining Web Services, Alan honed his computer skills at the Illinois Intitute of Technology, where he got his B.S. in computer science. That was followed by a few years with a start-up web development company before he found his way to the University.

WS age: 19 years