Professor Sean Thorpe

Professor Sean Thorpe is a distinguished figure in the field of computing and information technology in Jamaica. He currently serves as the Head of the School of Computing and Information Technology at the University of Technology, Jamaica. His leadership and expertise have significantly contributed to the advancement of computing education and research in the region. Professor Thorpe’s academic journey is marked by a steadfast commitment to excellence and innovation. He has been recognized for his contributions to information security, data mining, digital forensics, and cloud computing. His scholarly work has garnered respect among his peers, as evidenced by his citations in various academic circles. 

Beyond academia, Professor Thorpe has played a pivotal role in the broader IT community. In February 2018, he was appointed President of the Jamaica Computer Society, reflecting his influence and dedication to the field. His tenure as president has seen him advocate for robust IT policies and practices, emphasizing the importance of public trust and data security. Professor Thorpe’s vision extends to national and international platforms where he actively participates in discussions and initiatives aimed at shaping the future of technology and its application. His insights are sought after for their depth and relevance to current IT challenges as he stands as a beacon of knowledge and leadership in computing. His contributions continue to inspire students, colleagues, and professionals alike, fostering an environment where technology serves as a tool for development and progress.