Kelly Walsh is the CIO at The College of Westchester in White Plains, NY, where he also teaches as a member of Faculty of Administration. Prior to joining the college, he worked as an information technology manager in a number of different industries, including manufacturing, sales, and distribution. Walsh earned his MBA from Long Island University and a Bachelor Degree in Mathematics from Mercy College.
In 2009, Walsh founded the popular website EmergingEdTech.com, where he writes regularly about engaging students and enhancing learning outcomes through the use of emerging Internet and instructional technologies. EmergingEdTech averages over 80,000 unique visitors a month, from all across the world and across the spectrum of grades K through 16+.
In 2013 Walsh was ranked by the Huffington Post at #3 in a listing of the “Top 100 Social CIOs in Higher Education”. In 2014 through 2016, he was included in Top 100 Social CIO listings on the Huffington Post, ranking CIOs across all industries.
In June of 2016, Walsh became Community Administrator for the Flipped Learning Network, a non-profit organization that provides resources and research about flipped learning.
Walsh regularly speaks and conducts workshops about a variety of education technology topics at schools and conferences across the U.S. His 2013 eBook, the Flipped Classroom Workshop-in-a-Book guides teachers through the development of their own flipped instruction implementation plan.