Jeremy Fischer was born in Somerset, KY, in 1974. He received an A.S. degree in audio engineering and a B.S. of general studies from Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, in 1996, and the M.I.S. degree for information science from Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana in 2000. In 1993, he joined the Indiana University Computing Services (UCS) as support staff for general PC support before becoming a Certified Novell Engineer in 1995, moving to Lan Support. In December 1996, he began working for the UCS Messaging Team as a Unix and Novell system administrator. In May 1999, he began work for Kiva Networking in Bloomington, IN, becoming the Director for Unix Systems and Security. After a ten-year stint from May 2002 to April 2012 in his family’s business as CEO of a multi-store retail chain, he returned to Indiana University as a Senior Systems Analyst and Lead Business Analyst for UITS Research Technologies. His current professional interests include small scale clustering systems, practical applications of cloud clustering, and generally trying to find practical solutions to helping underserved groups find and utilize the research technology they need to further their own research. He is a member of the ACM and is involved in the NSF eXtreme Digital program through XSEDE and Indiana University’s Jetstream grant.
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