Jason Hinds

Managing Director, Google Cloud Engineering


Jason Hinds
Managing Director, Google Cloud Customer Engineering
Lecturer, Texas A&M University


As an Executive on Google’s Cloud team with more than 25 years of experience, Jason works with customers to leverage existing and emerging Cloud technologies to turn customer problems into insights, accelerate digital transformations, drive growth and overcome the challenges of scaling their business.

Jason began his career at NASA, in Logistics in the International Space Station program office working as a Flight Controller and in flight support prior to transitioning into NASA IT, rising to the role of the Chief Infrastructure Engineer for Agency-wide initiatives, where he oversaw the rollout of that Agency\’s first full collaboration platform, allowing flight and support teams to work together seamlessly in 1 system for the first time.  Jason left NASA for the private sector, joining Microsoft.  He was one of the initial Architects with the pilot project that became BPOS and is now known as Office 365.  He also led sales and engineering teams for the Corporate and Enterprise space covering both O365 as well as Azure around the globe as the solutions grew from incubation to world-class industry leaders.  Jason also spent time at Amazon Web Services, leading the Enterprise Solution Architecture organization and the Global SA Specialization organization focusing on Big Data/Analytics, High Performance Computing, Media & Entertainment, Internet of Things (IoT), Security, etc supporting customers globally.

Outside the Google office Jason, a proud citizen of the Cherokee Nation, works to bring visibility to challenges of American Indians and was a founding member of the Central Texas Cherokee Township.  He’s a member of the Austin Technology Council, the Cloud Security Alliance and the Texas State University Business Leaders Council.  He has also worked with his wife as a Court Appointed Supervising Adult (CASA) in central Texas helping children involved in very challenging domestic situations. In addition, you can also find him volunteering at the Central Texas Food Bank most weekends helping to provide meals for those in need.