James Seidler



As director of web services at Purdue University Northwest, James Seidler oversees website strategy, enhancement and evaluation while working with leadership across campus to advance the university brand and promote recruitment and retention. He helped oversee a redesign of the PNW website in February 2020 that streamlined the site down from 27,000 pages and prompted a 575% increase in program inquiries.

In previous roles, James oversaw digital communications for organizations including Shedd Aquarium and Lincoln Park Zoo. He has multiple Facebook Lives with sea otters under his belt.