Jason Kessler

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 spent nearly 15 years at NASA and served most recently as a Program Executive in the Office of the Chief Technologist from 2013-2016, and as Deputy Project Director for SERVIR, a unique partnership between NASA and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) from 2010-2013. As an entrepreneur and consultant serving outside of government, he has also started several businesses and still maintains a small contingent of select Executive Coaching clients.