Director of Technology
Jason Warner serves Meadows' technology department in the unique capacity of Digital Arts Solutions Architect. In this role, Jason provides specialized guidance to faculty, staff and student users in the use and implementation of arts-centric technology solutions. In addition to this, he created and supervises the Meadows' TechEffect student team and equipment checkout center, and also coordinates a broad range of other arts-centric technology initiatives for Meadows. With over a decade of experience in managing technology, Jason applies strong data-driven planning and innovative technology solutions for Meadows.
Prior to joining Meadows, Jason was a senior technology analyst for SMU's Office of Information Technology from 1999 to 2009. In this embedded role, Jason ensured that Meadows kept pace with the rapidly changing technologies available to educators while remaining true to the ethic that user experience and education are central to any successful utilization and implementation of technology. Jason was responsible for all technology needs from break-fix support to the installation of new client systems, while also being part of SMU's Client Architecture team.
Prior to 1999, Jason worked as a technical consultant for several Internet start-up companies and also spent three years teaching English and World History on the secondary level. Jason holds a Master of Education degree from Southern Methodist University which emphasized academic technology, and a Bachelor of Arts from Baylor University in English and History.
Jason has a passion for technology — enjoying virtualization and interactive computer gaming. He is excited about Thunderbolt, the growth of augmented reality, and HTML5. Past technology, he enjoys reading, writing, baseball, hockey, and listening to the music of the 1980's.
Master of Education, Southern Methodist University
Bachelor of Arts, English & History, Baylor University