Jason Scarlett

Research & Development

The former Director of Enterprise Architecture and Innovation at the nation’s largest combined electric and natural gas municipal utility. Served as Chief Architect and drove the selection of a converged infrastructure platform for both a new data center build and a retrofit of an existing site, engineered application rationalization and modernization services related to the consolidation of five data centers.

Responsible for hiring, supporting, and mentoring a vibrant staff of Enterprise Architects. Founded and lead the Architecture Review Board (ARB), a group of 20 IT and business area senior technologists and operational managers that reviewed and approved the technical architecture of all of the organizations information technology-related investments.

Lead employee innovation program accountable to the CEO, and supported external innovation challenges with business, civic, and industry partners. Acted as a business mentor for multiple University engineering teams in local start-up competitions.

An award-winning, international keynote speaker and technical writer with the ability to make complex topics understandable and entertaining.

Certifications: Enterprise Architect, User Innovation, 21st Century Leadership, Machine Learning, Big Data

Specialties: Innovation Program Development, Trends Research, Strategy Alignment, Product Development, IT Infrastructure and Architecture