Barry Johnson has an appointment as Director of Application Infrastructure and Technical Coherence, spanning both Clemson's Enterprise Services and Applications (ESA) group as well as Clemson's Computing, Systems and Operations group. In this role, he plays a significant part in the planning and operations of Clemson's information technology and identity management infrastructure. Recent projects include spearheading the campus implementation of federated authentication; technical architecture work on several ERP implementations; representing Clemson as a partner with Internet2 and the Incommon Federation; and planning work to retool Clemson's identity processes from onboarding to graduation/retirement. Barry holds a BS in Computer Science from Clemson University and has worked in IT for over 20 years. Since 2004, Barry has been a student of Karatedo Doshinkan, a traditional Okinawan martial art, and holds the rank of Sandan (3rd degree black belt).