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Jason Hood
Chief Technology Officer

Jason Hood has almost 30 years of experience running cloud, infrastructure (server, storage, and network), desktop, service desk, security, HPC, and data teams for both Fortune 500 and private equity-funded companies. Most recently, he has focused on the operations side of large data centers, IT modernization, and cloud migrations.

Prior to joining Stratascale, Jason served as global director of data centers and divisional CIO for Dana Holding Company. Before that, he was VP of cloud, security, and infrastructure at an Inc. 5000 fastest-growing company. Jason’s experience with private equity includes M&A analysis and integration as well as financial analysis for new acquisitions.

Jason is a member of the IT advisory panel at the University of Toledo.

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Now with 12 months of industry and client insights to draw from under COVID, Stratascale has a clearer idea of what makes a positive employee digital experience.
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Whether you’re just getting into the cloud game or you’ve evolved recently to a hybrid cloud environment, you’re on your way to improving your digital agility—an absolute must to thrive amid constant change.
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