Julian Y. Koh
Associate Director, Telecommunications & Network Services, Northwestern University
Julian Y. Koh has been at Northwestern University in one way, shape, or form for the past 25+ years, first attending summer camps during middle school. He was introduced to IT as a student worker at the NU computer center in 1995 and joined the NUIT Telecommunications and Network Services team as a full-time network engineer after earning his BS in biomedical engineering in 1997. Over the years, he has participated in or overseen the installation of multiple generations of network backbone technology (LocalTalk to FDDI to ATM to 1G/10G/100G Ethernet) as well as numerous network-based services such as IPTV, VPN, and information security incident response. Julian also earned an MS in information technology from Northwestern in 2001. He is currently responsible for the voice, video, and data network engineering teams for all of Northwestern's US-based locations.