Please welcome Jon Hauser, our new IT director, who joined the School on Sept. 15, 2018. Jon is an experienced technology leader and entrepreneur passionate about delivering practical technology solutions that improve everyday lives. 
 
He has spent more than half of his 20-plus year IT career in higher education, primarily at the University of Washington. He has also held executive, director-level and management positions in healthcare IT, not-for-profit IT, and with consulting companies specializing in publishing, grant writing and information security.
 
Most recently, working in collaboration with the UW Co-Motion innovation group, UW Psychology and Seattle Children's Hospital, Jon co-founded a software-as-a-service company for a product called Owl Outcomes. The system, which helps to manage results of behavioral health treatment and related research, is used nationwide at major hospital systems and universities.
 
Jon’s educational background includes a BA in music from the University of Miami and a master's degree in management information systems from Nova Southeastern University. He is also a certified information security manager and has filled this role in multiple work environments that must meet the medical regulated security and privacy standards of HIPPA. He enjoys the outdoors of the Pacific Northwest, especially the San Juan Islands. If you would like to extend a personal welcome to Jon, he can be reached at jhauser@uw.edu