Pankaj Shah
Executive Director

Pankaj Shah is the executive director of the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) and the Ohio Supercomputer Center. For more than 25 years he has committed himself to the IT infrastructure and broadband initiatives through work in private, public, research and education community,...

Paul Schopis
Chief Technology Officer

As chief technology officer for OARnet, Schopis develops the strategy and implementation of OARnet's optical fiber network and private cloud computing environment. Schopis led the team that designed OARnet's network, one of the nation's leading statewide, high-speed networks for research and...

Denis Walsh
Chief Relationship Officer

Denis Walsh possesses 35 years of experience in networking and telecommunications. Currently, he develops and markets OARnet services to higher education, K-12, research, government and healthcare communities. With a team of client service managers, Walsh ensures OARnet maintains its reputation...

Ann Zimmerman
Manager of Client Services

As manager of client services, Ann Zimmerman oversees the client services team that supports members of OARnet, the nation’s leading high-speed research network for K-12, higher education and economic development.

Zimmerman’s team assists colleges and universities in obtaining last-mile...

Tony Eller
Network Operations Manager

Anthony 'Tony' Eller serves the Network Operations Manager for the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet), overseeing daily technical operations for the statewide research and education network.

Eller directs the engineering staff on all aspects of maintaining OARnet’s 1,800 miles of...

Mark Fullmer
IP Services Manager
Letha Butcher
Project Coordinator
Christine L. Hansen
Director, Consortia Fiscal Services, Ohio Technology Consortium

Christine Hansen serves as director of consortia fiscal services for the Ohio Technology Consortium. She previously work for the office of the Ohio Auditor of State, where she served as the chief financial officer and director of performance audits and local government services. Prior to the...

Kelly Sitz
Executive Assistant
Justin Costa
Business Office Manager