Director of Information Technology
The Seattle Public Library

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Jim Loter is the Director of Information Technology for The Seattle Public Library.

Jim's career has focused on leading information technology strategy and operations for higher education institutions and libraries, including Seattle University, the University of Washington, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School, and the University of Iowa Libraries. His interests include developing and supporting technology-enabled solutions to achieve greater digital inclusion, educational outcomes, community engagement, and civic participation. Jim also periodically lectures in organizational management for the University of Washington Information School.

Jim has a Master's degree in film studies from the University of Iowa that focused on Irish cinema, semiotics, narrative theory, and early cinema. He enjoys running, board games, baseball, poker, and is a competitive épée fencer.

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