Divers Alert Network has announced the appointment of Simon Morgan as the organisation’s Vice President of Information Technology.
A course director and avid diver, Morgan has spent the last 22 years working full-time in the dive industry. He’s traveled the world teaching scuba and acted as an educational consultant and full-time examiner for the world’s largest scuba diver training organization.
Prior to his career in diving, Morgan graduated from Telecom Australia’s Telecommunication Technical program and served as a Telecommunication Engineer in multiple organizations including a leading telecommunications and media company in Melbourne.
Before joining DAN, Morgan was Senior Director of Technology and E-Business for the Professional Association of Dive Instructors (PADI). He was responsible for internal networks, data security, web server configuration, web development and architecture and mobile application development. Morgan oversaw the development of PADI applications such as eLearning, Dive Chek® online and ScubaEarth™. He also assisted with the development of their eCard as well as creating an online certification processing system.
“On behalf of the entire organization, I’m pleased to welcome Simon Morgan to the DAN family,” said Bill Ziefle, President and CEO of DAN. “His contributions to the dive industry are renowned, elevating technology to a whole new level in the community. We are excited to have him on our team and know he will bring new innovative ideas to our organization,” added Ziefle.
Morgan will oversee DAN’s I.T. department and is responsible for developing and integrating the organization’s new technology programs.
To find out more about DAN, visit www.diversalertnetwork.org.