Paul Jurasin is the Director of New Programs for Information Technology Services. He leads the development of new technology programs, with a focus on fostering relationships with corporate and public sector partners for ITS. ITS currently partners with a multitude of technology companies, including Amazon Web Services, Cisco and others.
Jurasin earned his Bachelor's Degree from Western Michigan University and went on to attend graduate school at both University of Louisville in Kentucky and DePaul University in Chicago along with earning an advanced certificate in Project Management from Stanford University. He majored in geology as an undergraduate, but got involved in IT right out of college by working on computer generated mapping within the Defense Department of the Federal Government. He has been working in the IT industry ever since, holding roles at several technology startups as well as Rand McNally where his team produced the first-ever fully computer generated World Atlas. Jurasin is an avid runner, and plans to compete in a 40 mile circumnavigation of Mount Saint Helens as his next endeavor.