Kevin Jackson
Director of Cloud Services, NJVC and Co-Author of GovCloud: Cloud Computing for the Business of Government, Government Training, Inc.

Kevin Jackson is currently Director, Cloud Services, at NJVC, LLC.

Before joining the company, Mr. Jackson served in various senior management positions with Dataline, LLC; Cryptek, Inc.; IBM; and JP Morgan Chase. Recently, he was named a “Cyber Security Visionary” by U.S. Black Engineer and Information Technology magazine.

Mr. Jackson retired from the U.S. Navy, earning specialties in Space Systems Engineering, Airborne Logistics and Airborne Command and Control. He also served with the National Reconnaissance Office, Operational Support Office, providing tactical support to Navy and Marine Corps forces worldwide.

Mr. Jackson is the founder and author of “Cloud Musings” (http://kevinljackson.blogspot.com ), a widely followed blog that focuses on the use of cloud computing by the federal government, and the founder and editor of Government Cloud Computing on Ulitzer electronic magazine (http://govcloud.ulitzer.com ). His first book, GovCloud: Cloud Computing for the Business of Government will be released in spring 2011.

He has been deeply involved in the broad collaborative effort between industry and the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology on the federal government’s adoption of cloud computing technologies. He is the Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium’s Cloud Computing Working Group Chairman, and his formal education includes a Master of Science, Electrical Engineering (Computer Engineering); a Master of Arts degree in National Security & Strategic Studies; and a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering.