December 21, 2017
// News

Jason Rupe selected as a Chairman of the Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers (IEEE) Directions New Initiative on Blockchain (BCI)

CableLabs Principal Architect Dr. Jason Rupe has been selected to lead this important effort on blockchain innovation. The Blockchain Community on IEEE establishes collaboration in the field with key blockchain stakeholders and implementers to encourage blockchain ecosystem growth. According to IEEE, Jason’s “internationally acclaimed thought leadership in the fields of Reliability and Quality, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research has proven to be the driving motivation for the formation and development of a team of thought leaders who together are pushing the technological development of Blockchain technology forward at a pace virtually unheard of.” CableLabs has and supports industry leaders working on hard problems, maintaining a leadership role in technology, and Jason’s expertise and work with IEEE will support the CableLabs security team’s effort for innovation work in blockchain.

About Dr. Jason Rupe

Dr. Jason Rupe received his BS (1989), and MS (1991) degrees in Industrial Engineering from Iowa State University and his Ph.D. (1995) from Texas A&M University. He worked on research contracts at Iowa State University for CECOM on the Command & Control Communication and Information Network Analysis Tool and conducted research on large-scale systems and network modeling for Reliability, Availability, Maintainability, and Survivability (RAMS) at Texas A&M University. He has taught quality and reliability at these universities, published several papers in respected technical journals, reviewed books, contributed book chapters, and refereed publications and conference proceedings.

Jason has worked at USWEST Advanced Technologies and has held various titles at Qwest Communications Intl., Inc, most recently as Director of the Technology Modeling Team, Qwest’s Network Modeling, Network Data, and Operations Research group for the CTO. He has always been those companies’ reliability lead as well. Jason worked for over seven years as the Director of Operational Modeling at Polar Star Consulting where he helped government and private industry to plan and build high performing and reliable networks and services.

Currently, he is the Principal Architect for Proactive Network Maintenance at CableLabs. He holds two patents. You can read more about Jason’s work in his blog post “PNM Series: The Business Case for a Common Collection Framework” or by watching the webinar he recently participated in “Proactive Network Maintenance (PNM) for DOCSIS 3.1.” To stay current with Jason’s work, please subscribe to our blog.


About CableLabs

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