Jason has over 20 years of experience in software development, architecture, and leadership positions, leading both small and large product development organizations, almost entirely in the higher education domain. He has overseen server-side technology efforts involving integration, data modeling, APIs, SDKs, identity management, and more. Additionally, Jason led a joint effort between front-end development and user experience teams that introduced design systems to the organization. He has a wide array of expertise both leading and building on-premise software and implementing SaaS solutions.
Jason is the VP, Product Architecture at EdTech company Anthology. Prior to joining Anthology, Jason led the creation of an enterprise architecture line of business at Higher Digital, establishing the business and growing it 2x year over year during his 2.5 year tenure. Additionally, he managed a large development organization at Ellucian that focused on building out core technologies supporting the Ellucian Ethos Platform, including Ethos Integration, Ethos Identity, the Ethos Data Model, and Ethos APIs for two very different ERP products. Jason has also spent a great deal of time as a developer and architect leveraging both Java and .NET technologies to build web applications and middleware to support various software platforms. In addition to his role at Anthology, Jason is also an Adjunct Instructor at Wake Tech Community College in Raleigh, NC.
Jason is a Certified Scrum Master who has led many teams transitioning from waterfall to agile methodologies. He is passionate about solving customers’ problems and incorporating their feedback into the product development lifecycle. He has an M.S. in Software Engineering from George Mason University and a B.A. in Mathematics from McDaniel College.