David Hancock is the Director for Advanced Cyberinfrastructure at Indiana University, specifically the Research Technologies which is affiliated with the IU Pervasive Technology Institute. Hancock is responsible for directing IU's local and national high performance computing (HPC) and storage systems as well as cloud resources for research. Hancock is the primary investigator for the Jetstream project funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). He is also responsible for directing IU personnel who operate services for the NSF XSEDE (eXtreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment) project.
Hancock is an active member in multiple HPC community organizations and currently a member on the board of the Cray User Group (previously as president and vice president). Hancock is an elected member of the XSEDE Advisory Board. Previously he served as the vice president for the IBM HPC User Group (HPCXXL / SPXXL) and vice chair of the XSEDE Service Provider Forum.