Jason Crain has joined the Diocese of San Jose (DSJ) in the newly-created position of Head of Technology and will report to Chief Finance Officer Brian Mooney.
Crain is a native of Santa Clara and grew up in Saint Justin Parish. He graduated from San Jose State University and is married to Gabriella, with whom he has two children; he and Gabriella are overjoyed to be expecting their third child.
Jason serves as technology consultant and advisor to all diocesan entities and will manage vendor relationships and technology-related projects and programs. In addition to this, he is responsible for implementing the Diocesan Technology Strategy. With the collaboration of a yet-to-be-formed technology council (DTC), Jason will review and enhance our strategic roadmap.
Jason has a broad IT career, spanning 20 years of experience, including running IT organizations and as principal-level consulting to Fortune 500 corporations. Most recently, Jason served as the Head of IT for Zircon Corporation where he managed day to day activities for the information technology team. Prior to Zircon, Jason worked for Mozilla and BMC Software.
Asked his thoughts of joining the DSJ community, Jason reflected, “This position with the Diocese provides a great opportunity to use my years of experience and skills to give back to my faith and community. I am so pleased to join the local Church and work with all of you to do what it takes to spread the Word of God.”