Researcher Profile

Kellen O'Connor


Kellen O’Connor is a Cloud and Information Technology (IT) Specialist for the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Center for Infrastructure Security Analysis (CISA) Program, as part of the Chemical Security Assessment Tool (CSAT) systems support. CSAT is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Kellen joined ORNL in 2019 and supports CSAT with expertise in cloud technologies and DevOps strategies to implement continuous integration and continuous deployment.

Before joining ORNL, Kellen worked in the IT field for more than 11 years, serving as a cloud operations task lead, technical support engineer, adjunct instructor of mathematics at a local community college, and math and computer science teacher at a local area high school. Kellen is a certified Amazon Web Services Cloud Practitioner.


University of Tennessee
Secondary Education
Master of Science (M.S.)
University of Tennessee
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

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