Kevin Wohlever – Director of OSC Springfield Operations
Kevin has been involved in High Performance Computing or Supercomputing
for over 20 years. He was around at founding of the Ohio Supercomputer
Center in 1987 and except for a few years when he left to help support
supercomputer centers for the EPA and Dow chemical as the technical lead,
has been involved in OSC ever since.
Kevin’s career has overlapped a large part of the supercomputing
move from expensive, proprietary systems only available to government
agencies, to relatively inexpensive, with open operating system environments
that are available to a wide range of users. Along the way, Kevin has
worked for: The National Security Agency, NASA, the US EPA, Dow Chemical,
Nationwide Insurance, Cray Research and of course OSC. During that time
he has moved from a system administrator up through the ranks as a project
leader to his current position as the director of the OSC operations in
Active in CUG since 1989, Kevin has served as SIG chair for Operating
Systems and Mass Storage. He is currently serving on the CUG Board of
Directors as Treasurer, a position he has held since 2001.
In his spare time, Kevin has run a soccer league in the Columbus area,
is an Assistant Scout Master for the Boy Scouts, is a FIFA certified soccer
referee and is active in youth sports in Worthington, Ohio, his current
home. Kevin is married to Barbara, and they have two children, the oldest
is beginning his second year at The Ohio State University and the youngest
is a Junior at Worthington Kilbourne High School.
A native of Lorain, Ohio, Kevin is a graduate of Bowling Green State University.
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