Pat Scherer

Pat Scherer

Data Systems Engineer

Data Management & Collections

Pat joined TACC in January 2020 as a Data Systems Engineer working with data providers, consumers, systems experts and other stakeholders to design, develop and deploy data services. Prior to joining TACC, Pat managed the deployment, support and adoption of new DevOps and project management applications across the UT Austin campus. Prior to joining UT in 2015, Pat had a 30-year career initially as a strategic planner (IBM) which evolved into leading the strategy, design, development and adoption of global software and SaaS initiatives across multiple industries.

Current Projects

  • TACC Virtual Biospecimen Repository, Acute to Chronic Pain (A2CPS)
  • Construction Industry Institute


Post-Graduate Certificate, Computer Science

University of Texas at Austin

MBA, Industrial Management

University of North Texas

BA, Microbiology (Honors Program)

University of North Texas

Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

Scrum Alliance