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Jay Etchings

Arizona State University
executive director
Phoenix, Arizona Area
Mr. Jay Etchings,
Director Research Computing, Arizona State University
Jay Etchings is a well-known industry professional with 20 years of progressively varied, cross-platform experience in management of open systems architecture.
As an audit contractor for the Centers for Medicaid/ Medicare focused on regulatory compliance, Etchings deployed open source alternatives to the longstanding monolithic incumbents. Currently, Etchings and his team have implemented a campus-wide open cloud initiative architected on OpenStack supporting inter-intra-university publicly funded projects as well as international research efforts. The Arizona Open Cloud (AOC) is the University’ open cloud for research that leverages the technical flexibility and financial benefit of their public cloud-agnostic approach.
Jay Etchings holds appointments with The OpenDaylight Foundation (Linux Foundation), The Open Networking Foundation (ONF), and the OpenFog Consortium. Etchings is an active advocate for Hortonworks Hadoop in research and education as well as OpenDaylight open source networking for Science DMZ.
The SAS Wiley publication “Strategies in Biomedical Data Science,” outlines software defined datacenter practices deployed on OpenStack in research and education. Jay Etchings is the author.