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IU Bloomington

Dave Jent


Areas of Expertise

  • Network design
  • Installation and project management
  • Strategic direction setting
  • GlobalNOC
  • New Internet2 network
  • Indiana GigaPoP

Expert Bio

Dave Jent is associate vice president of networks for the Office of the Vice President for Information Technology and CIO. For more than 20 years, Jent has worked at Indiana University in all aspects of network design, installation, project management and strategy. This network background provides his foundation for leading senior technical staff and managing complex network engineering issues, and for maintaining critical relationships with the National Research and Education Network community.

Jent oversees the engineering team for IU’s Global Research Network Operations Center and serves as executive director of I-Light and the Indiana GigaPOP.