Damian Hazen joined ESnet’s Planning and Architecture Group in 2022 where he is working on data and storage services. Damian’s interests include datacenter network design, large scale storage systems, HPC interconnects and Information Security.
Prior to ESnet Damian held a variety of roles, most recently leading the Security and Networking Group at NERSC. He has been the NERSC Storage Systems Group lead, a network engineer specializing in datacenter and HPC networks, and spent more than 10 years as a storage systems developer focused on data transfers and system security. He holds a BS in Computer Science from Washington State University.