USRC Industry Partners

Meet the USRC industry partners.

John Bent

John BentJohn Bent, the DDN Global Field CTO, runs world-wide technical pre-sales for the world’s premiere data company.  An author of almost 100 publications and patents, John has been working in data storage and analytics for the entire 21st century beginning with his dissertation on data aware scheduling and continuing into his first post-doctoral employment at Los Alamos National Lab.  A graduate of Amherst College with a focus on anthropology, John served for two years as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Republic of Palau before earning his computer science PhD from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.