Leadership

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...

Dwayne Sattler
Associate Vice President for Policy, Ohio Technology Consortium

Dwayne G. Sattler serves as the associate vice president for policy for the Ohio Technology Consortium (OH-TECH).

Located at The Ohio State University, OH-TECH functions as an umbrella organization for Ohio’s statewide technology infrastructure, the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet...

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...