Alvaro Becerra, known to his friends and colleagues as simply Lito, is the Campus Chief Information Officer at the Wolfson Campus and has the privilege of leading and being a part of the CNS, Media Services, and Digital Archives teams. Lito holds a Master's degree in Management Information Systems (MIS) from FIU, as well as a Bachelor's in Information Technology (IT) and a minor in English from the same university. Lito's academic career started with an Associate's degree in Computer Science right here in Miami Dade College. Lito began his IT career working in IT support and has returned to Miami Dade College after working in the private sector for fifteen years where he worked as an Infrastructure Engineer, and went on to lead cross-functional teams in the areas of Infrastructure and Operations, Data Integration, Software Development, and Information Security.
Having been born in Miami and raised in Colombia, Lito is proud of the cultural richness and diversity that distinguishes Miami Dade College. As well as having a passion for the technology, he has a strong love for the arts from theatre, to music, to writing, to martial arts, to circus arts, and is an avid performer in the South Florida theatre scene.
Lito takes great pride and finds his motivation in working as part of an organization that helps future generations follow their dreams.