James Willenbring is a Senior Member of R&D Technical Staff in the Center for Computing Research at Sandia National Laboratories. He is the Trilinos Framework Product Leader, the PI of the ECP SDK project, and a member of the Interoperable Design of Extreme-scale Application Software (IDEAS) Project. In all of these roles, he is active in the research of software sustainability and the application of software engineering methodologies for high-performance computational science. James received a M.S. in Computer Science from St. Cloud State University, and is currently a Ph.D. Candidate in the Software Engineering program at North Dakota State University.