Stanley J. Mierzwa is the director of information technology (IT) at the Population Council, where he leads the organization’s global technology strategy. Under his leadership, the Council's proprietary audio computer-assisted self-interviewing (ACASI) survey software has been used in several field and clinic-based surveys to facilitate accurate reporting of sensitive behaviors.
Before joining the Council, Mierzwa was the director of IT at the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority and a senior programmer and network administrator for United Parcel Service.
Mierzwa has an MS in management of information systems from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and a BS in electrical engineering technology from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Mierzwa assisted in the formation of the InsideNGO Tech Professionals Group, where he is a frequent speaker, and received the 2010 inaugural InsideNGO Information Technology award. Mierzwa is a member of IEEE, NTEN, HealthTech Council, the Technology and Measures Task Force of the HIV/AIDS Network Coordination’s Behavior Science Working Group, the Adolescent Medicine Trials Network, and the Microbicide Trials Network.