Jason Schafer joined Schneider Electric in December 2012 as the Director of Technology & Operations Management and has been in the mission-critical industry for almost 20 years. He is responsible for the development and coordination of facility operations consultancy services as well as continued improvement of existing services within Schneider Electric’s Mission Critical Services business. Jason also spent some time as a research analyst with 451 Research as Research Manager for its Datacenter Technologies practice. Jason is routinely a guest speaker at numerous, high-profile industry events and has been consulted by and quoted in journalistic publications such as Computerworld Magazine, Forbes, New York Construction Magazine, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal.
The foundation of Jason’s mission-critical experience includes service in the Naval Nuclear Power Program. After his military service he continued as a datacenter commissioning engineer / construction manager for Lee Technologies, where he managed datacenter projects for fortune 100 enterprises and various government entities.
Jason attended North Carolina State University for Electrical Engineering and has certifications as an infrared thermographer, qualified commissioning process provider from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and is an Accredited Tier Specialist from The Uptime Institute.