Peter WatsonAssociate Director Academic Technology Innovation
Originally hailing from the Pacific Northwest, Peter Watson has lived and worked all over the United States, and was hired by NC State in 2003 to modernize DE course content distribution. Watson graduated from Missouri State University with a degree in Electronic Media, and his career has evolved along with media technology. He has shepherded his department through multiple technological changes (and phenomenal growth), from video tapes to DVD’s to streaming media. He is now the Associate Director of Media Production Support Services, overseeing a team of IT professionals who manage online educational content. In an average academic year, NC State students view around 400,000 hours of video-based course material.