Jason leads Engineering Services and Technical Development for Applied Broadband. Prior to founding Applied Broadband, Jason was co-founder and CTO of Stargus, Inc. Stargus, one of the world’s first developers of network management and optimization software for broadband networks, was formed in 2000 and acquired by C-COR (CCBL NASDAQ) in 2004. Jason began his career in networking as an engineer with Shaw Communications (SJR – NYSE), contributing to the design of one of Canada’s largest residential High Speed Data networks. With Shaw Communications, Jason spent 1997-1999 at CableLabs’ as a visiting engineer, working as a contributor to, and editor of, the DOCSIS 1.0 OSS specification.
Jason is a frequent speaker on broadband technology and has authored numerous articles for technical and trade publications. A recognized innovator in the area of broadband systems, Jason has filed several patents related to network management and broadband technology.
Jason has served as a chair of the SCTE High-Speed-Data OSS working group, as technical advisor to the CableLabs’ Certification board, and has worked within the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) to develop IP-based network management technologies for emerging broadband network technologies and services.