Dana started at The HDF Group in 2009 as a software engineer until stepping into the role of Director of Engineering in April 2022. As the Director of Engineering, Dana leads the team of software engineers and shape the engineering culture, including developing the roadmap for HDF5 releases. Externally, he engages at all levels in research, development, consulting, opportunity analysis, and community outreach.
A skilled software engineer and scientific data architect with over twenty-five years of experience across a wide variety of disciplines, Dana started his career at The HDF Group working on a bioinformatics project, then moved to library development. He’s worked on projects including BioHDF, an attempt at storing next-generation DNA sequencing data in HDF5; a...