Who We Are

A multidisciplinary academic technology team determined to help higher education institutions make change possible.

Our Leadership

W. Dale Young

President, AccelerEd

As president of AccelerEd, W. Dale Young leads AccelerEd’s management team, drives corporate strategy, and encourages an innovation culture.

Previously, Mr. Young was the President of Decent Business and Technology, a business and technology services firm. Earlier, Mr. Young served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of one of the largest for-profit online universities, where he was responsible for leading the university’s information technology department, with a focus on continuous business process improvement. He worked with the Provost on expanding academic systems and technology, including course delivery systems, toward improving the student and faculty experience.

Before this, he served as Executive Vice President of Systems Alliance, Inc., a Maryland-based business and technology consulting services company and was CEO of a system management/outsourcing business based in Asia.

Prior to those engagements, Mr. Young enjoyed a 25-year career at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC (PwC) with various leadership responsibilities including Vice Chairman of PwC in Korea, where he worked with his Partners to build the PwC Korea Management Consulting business from 100 to more than 1,400 consultants in three years and gained a 50+% market share. He also served as Price Waterhouse’s Oracle Global Practice Leader and as Managing Partner of several PW and PwC practices.

Mr. Young is a Certified Computing Professional (CCP), earned a B.S. in Information Systems Management from the University of Maryland, and is a graduate of Harvard University’s Delivering Information Services leadership development program.


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W. Dale Young

President, AccelerEd

As president of AccelerEd, W. Dale Young leads AccelerEd’s management team, drives corporate strategy, and encourages an innovation culture.

Previously, Mr. Young was the President of Decent Business and Technology, a business and technology services firm. Earlier, Mr. Young served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of one of the largest for-profit online universities, where he was responsible for leading the university’s information technology department, with a focus on continuous business process improvement. He worked with the Provost on expanding academic systems and technology, including course delivery systems, toward improving the student and faculty experience.

Before this, he served as Executive Vice President of Systems Alliance, Inc., a Maryland-based business and technology consulting services company and was CEO of a system management/outsourcing business based in Asia.

Prior to those engagements, Mr. Young enjoyed a 25-year career at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC (PwC) with various leadership responsibilities including Vice Chairman of PwC in Korea, where he worked with his Partners to build the PwC Korea Management Consulting business from 100 to more than 1,400 consultants in three years and gained a 50+% market share. He also served as Price Waterhouse’s Oracle Global Practice Leader and as Managing Partner of several PW and PwC practices.

Mr. Young is a Certified Computing Professional (CCP), earned a B.S. in Information Systems Management from the University of Maryland, and is a graduate of Harvard University’s Delivering Information Services leadership development program.