Jason L Kessler
Program Executive, Small Business Innovation Research & Small Business Technology Transfer Programs
Prior to returning to NASA for this third tour at the Agency, Jason served as a Senior Advisor to the Global Knowledge Initiative (GKI) where he combined strategy, design, facilitation, and coaching to create systems-focused learning experiences targeted at increasing the use of science and technology to enable better outcomes in environmental and climate change programming for clients in the developing world. Jason has spent over 15 years at NASA and served most recently (2013-2016) as a Program Executive in the Office of the Chief Technologist. As an entrepreneur and consultant serving outside of government, he has also started several businesses.