DeVore to serve as interim CFAES CIO

Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Matt DeVore will begin serving as interim chief information officer (CIO) for CFAES. In this role, he will provide overall strategic direction for information technology services across the college. He will serve in the capacity through Dec. 31, 2015. Over the course of the year, the college will engage in a series of thoughtful conversations and planning sessions to identify the operational and structural components necessary for a college-wide information technology services unit.  

Matt joined Ohio State in 2001 at OARDC, where he served as a systems developer/engineer. Since then he has taken on additional responsibilities and leadership, most recently serving as the head of OARDC Wooster IT. Prior to joining the university, he worked in network support and as a research assistant with two different businesses in northeast Ohio. Since joining Ohio State, Matt has been very engaged through a variety of committees, specifically on the Wooster campus, including serving as OARDC Staff Council chair in 2011.

Matt will continue to be based in Wooster (131C Research Services) and also will work out of Kottman Hall when in Columbus.