Matt Parks, Senior Director of Infrastructure Services

Matt ParksMatthew Parks is Senior Director of Infrastructure Services in the Division of Information Technology (DoIT). Matt oversees all aspects of NIU’s Broadband, Network (Wired/Wireless), Voice, Server and Infrastructure Application services at NIU. He is President and Executive Director of iFiber/Fiber Ventures – a fiber-optic broadband provider in the northern Illinois region.

Parks reports to the University’s Vice President for Information Technology and CIO, Brett Coryell. He currently serves on the Board of Northern Illinois Technology Triangle (NITT) and Fiber Ventures, Inc.

Prior to joining NIU, Parks spent over 13 years in the wireless technology sector, serving in leadership and technical roles within Motorola, Nextel and Sprint. He has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Iowa and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Northern Illinois University.