Matt Watson

Mr. Matthew Watson
SVP of Information Technology
& Chief Technology Officer

Matthew Watson serves as the IPA’s Senior Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Technology Officer (CTO). He brings over 11+ years of Information Technology experience to the IPA.

As the SVP of Information Technology and CTO, Mr. Watson oversees IPA’s use of information technology to improve program performance and manage risk. Under the strategic leadership of Mr. Watson, the IPA has invested and continues to improve its enterprise architecture and information systems to provide the most cost-effective and efficient methods to support its membership base and facilitate its Powerlifting competitions.

His most recent position was as a Regional IT Manager with a nationwide long-term nursing facility management company. In this position he traveled across the US with a focus on the Midwest Region, where he integrated disparate green-screen, Wintel and network configurations to help the company quickly achieve IT efficiencies and cost savings.

Currently, Mr. Watson works for the US Federal Government as an IT Project Director with responsibility and oversight of several high profile, technology portfolios.

Mr. Watson received an MS in Information Systems and Business Management from the University of Phoenix in 2010 and a BS in Information System from Penn State.