Executive Director

Derek Masseth

Derek Masseth is the Executive Director of the Sun Corridor Network and has overall executive management responsibilities for service to the District. He was named the second Executive Director of the Sun Corridor Network in November of 2019. He has spent 20+ years in networking higher education and has been involved with the Sun Corridor Network since its inception in 2013.

Masseth has served on the University of Arizona’s Information Technology executive leadership team for over a decade. In that time, he has consistently overseen the voice & data networking, data center, cloud, identity management and integration ecosystems for the University of Arizona. This experience includes leading the ideation, design, and instantiation of the Sun Corridor Network itself, along with several other statewide initiatives and collaborations.

Additionally, he is active on several regional and national networking initiatives, including Internet2 advisory groups and the WestNet Education Research Consortium, where he currently serves as Vice President & Treasurer.