Jen Franklin

Corporate Secretary

Jen Franklin is the General Manager for the Initiatives and Alliances Department at VTM Group. She has worked with numerous industry associations to provide corporate governance and association management consulting. Jen was elected as the OpenSFS Secretary in July 2013.



Board Members

Rick Wagner


Bio pending.


Sarp Oral

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Dr. Sarp Oral is a Senior Research Scientist at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where he is a member of the Technology Integration Group and the Team Lead for the File and Storage Systems projects. His research and development interests are parallel I/O and file system technologies, benchmarking, high-performance computing and networking, fault-tolerance.


Stephen Simms

OpenSFS Community Board Member

Stephen Simms currently manages the Data Capacitor project and leads the High Performance File System group at Indiana University.

Stephen Simms, OpenSFS Community Board Member