Jason serves as the Risk Manager for the OLCF – both project and operations. He provides the focal point for OLCF Department of Energy reporting deliverables, and has extensive knowledge of the Operational Assessment process from the OLCF’s sponsor.

Jason spent 10 years in the HPC Operations Group (now the HPC Storage and Archive Group in the Systems Section) performing system administration and later Team Leader responsibilities for the technical teams that manage parallel file systems and archival storage.


Iowa State University
Computer Engineering
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

R&D Activities Contributions

Spider Storage System - The Spider Lustre-based Parallel File System Development and Deployment: The OLCF has deployed multiple large-scale parallel file systems (PFS) to support its operations. During this…

Staff Activities

Committee Activity:


Cray User Group Systems SIG Chair

Serve as the Special Interest Group (SIG) Chair for the Cray User Group.


2019 — 10,000 Days of Giving Grant - $1000 to Willow Brook Elementary School

2017 — ORNL Significant Event Award - ECP DOE CD-1/3A Approval

2011 — ORNL Significant Event Award - ORNL Response to APT cyber attack April 2011

2011 — ORNL Significant Event Award - Spider 2 Fine Grained Routing improvement

2010 — ORNL Significant Event Award - Spider 1 Parallel file system transition to operations