IRT Leadership Profiles / Ted Koubiar
Senior Director of Operations & Network Services
Since 2008, Ted has supported the Information Resources & Technology division in progressive roles, including administering the Data Center, the Server Operations team, and today, as Senior Director of the Operations & Network Services group. Ted leads a team responsible for supporting the campus Data Center – the university’s central data repository – as well as server operations, telecommunications services and network connectivity for the campus. The ONS team also provides server and network resources as well as assisting campus-wide IT staff with server and application deployments, backups, and network connectivity infrastructure needs. Their expertise also helps guide the network design for campus building projects such as the new Science complex, Parking Structure 5 and other expansion opportunities. His previous roles in higher education technology administration include serving as the director of technical services at the University of Houston, and in the private sector for Navigation Technologies, in Santa Clara, CA – the first supplier of national and international turn-by-turn navigation data supporting nationwide IT field operations during the dot-com era.
Ted holds a BA in Computer Science and Business from the University of Houston-Downtown.