Dr.-Ing. Thomas Hauser is the Director of Research Computing at the University of Colorado Boulder. His team is operating a supercomputer, a research data storage service, and a friction-free network for large data transfers. Research Computing provides training and consulting in the area of computational science and engineering and data management to CU Boulder researchers and students. He is also one of the two executive directors of the Center for Research Data and Digital Scholarship and a faculty member in the Libraries. The center provides support and leadership for data-intensive research. Dr. Hauser is chairing the Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium (RMACC) with the mission to facilitate widespread applied use of high-performance computing. Besides providing access to high-performance and cloud computing resources to members, RMACC has started a successful chapter of Women in HPC led by Marisa Brazil with monthly presentations and other programmatic activities to increase diversity in the computing profession.