Benoit Gaucherin, Maitrise

Senior Director of Information Technology, Campus Services, Harvard University

Benoit (Ben) Gaucherin is currently responsible for information technology and information security for Harvard's Campus Services, a collection of twelve businesses that are critical to Harvard's day-to-day operations, including energy/utilities services, facilities management services, real-estate services, food/dining services, international services, transportation services, mail services, and events. As a member of the University Information Security leadership team, Gaucherins focus is currently to drive the University's information security management structure which ensures a consistent and coordinated approach to information security across the entire University.

Prior to his current responsibilities and in the context of Harvard, Gaucherin was deputy chief information officer for the University, in charge of IT operations and service delivery to the entire Harvard community. And prior to that, he was chief information officer and chief technology officer for Harvard Law School.

Before Harvard, Gaucherin was services chief technology officer at Endeca, a search technology company. Before that he was the first chief technology officer at Sapient Corporation, a global consulting firm where he was involved in the delivery of complex technology solutions across many industries including financial services, energy services, manufacturing, federal government, retail, and higher-education. Gaucherin also worked at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the HayGroup, the French Air Force and many other organizations that leverage technology to change their business.

Gaucherin is originally from France and holds a maitrise de mathematiques et informatique with a primary focus on artificial intelligence and computational linguistics from the University of Caen, France.


  • Maitrise Universite de Caen Basse-Normandie