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Samuel Dunn




Dr. Samuel Dunn was appointed Chief Information Officer of Babson College in 2010. He has over 15 years of CIO experience in several different industries, including healthcare, government and software consulting services.

While working as Chief Technology Officer for the State of Tennessee, Dr. Dunn worked in highly secure network environments and was responsible for the statewide technology infrastructure and State Data Center.

Dr. Dunn also served as a Chief Information Officer for the Commonwealth of Kentucky and led the state's National Health Information Network (NHIN) federal standards efforts and was appointed as lead for the CHFS Kentucky Health Information Technology (KHIT) initiative by Secretary Dr. James Holsinger. Dr. Dunn developed a model for Kentucky’s statewide eHealth interoperability efforts and served as a technical advisor on eHealth security and privacy policy matters.

Dr. Dunn has a strong background in leading large software development projects and eLearning solutions. He is also a successful entrepreneur and has started several businesses.

Sam has served as an adjunct faculty member for Vanderbilt University and the University of Kentucky and has taught classes in Networks, Management of Technology, and Health Informatics. He currently teaches courses in Healthcare IT, Marketing and Information Technology in Babson’s Fast Track MBA program.

He holds multiple degrees: M.B.A. Northwestern University; Ph.D. Computer and Electrical Engineering, Vanderbilt University; M.S. Computer and Electrical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology; and B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Tennessee.


Samuel Dunn


B.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
MBA, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

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