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Tabor Communications, Inc. is a leading international media, advertising, and communications company that provides solutions, news, and information to the High Performance Computing (HPC), big data, green computing, digital manufacturing and cloud computing communities. Publisher of HPCwire, Datanami, Green Computing Report, Digital Manufacturing Report, and HPC in the Cloud, other Tabor Communications companies include Tabor Advertising and Tabor Publications & Events. To learn more, visit: www.taborcommunications.com and view the TCI corporate video presentation.
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Nicole Hemsoth, Director of Editorial Operations, Managing Editor HPCwire
Nicole Hemsoth brings news and insights to HPCwire from her experiences as a former contributing editor for HPCwire, former managing editor of HPC in the Cloud and most recently, as the editor of the data-intensive computing ("big data") publication, Datanami. Her perspective pulls from across the enterprise and research spectrum of high performance computing to address the system, application and performance-tuning elements of modern supercomputing facilities, architectures and user scenarios.
As the supercomputing and enterprise computing communities begin to coalesce further, Hemsoth will continue to explore the ways in which HPC has moved more into the mainstream, while still recognizing the critical work that takes place at global research centers and universities. As a former technical writer, she will provide a deep technological perspective while also communicating the broader value of key news events in the HPC community persepctive.
Ian Foster, Associate Editor, Tabor Communications
Ian Foster joined the Tabor Communications team in 2011. As Assistant Editor of Tabor Communications, Ian provides knowledge, insights, and analysis into the policy and science behind data center eco-efficiency. While he has become recognized for his familiarity with a broad range of green computing technologies globally, he continues to maintain his other key interests studying scientific computing use cases, interviewing thought leaders in computing efficiency, and the latest developments in scientific research, including a number of skills honed from his academic experience as a physicist and part time sportswriter. Hailing from Raleigh area, Ian currently focuses on physics, green IT, and sports from his offices in Greensboro, North Carolina.
James Reinders, Contributing Editor
James Reinders is a senior engineer for Intel and has helped develop supercomputers, microprocessors and software tools for 25 years. James focuses on parallel programming models and is the author of a number of books on the topic.
Addison Snell, Contributing Editor
Addison Snell is the CEO of Intersect360 Research and a veteran of the High Performance Computing industry. During his tenure, Snell has established Intersect360 Research as a premier source of market information, analysis, and consulting. One of HPCwire's 2010 People to Watch, Snell was previously an HPC industry analyst for IDC, where he was well known among industry stakeholders. Prior to IDC, he gained recognition as a marketing leader and spokesperson for SGI's supercomputing products and strategy.
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Jeffrey Hyman, President & Group Publisher
Jeff brings 30 years of sales and management experience, and is responsible for worldwide sales for the company's broad line of products. Jeff was Vice President of Sales for IDG's Bio-ITWorld magazine, whose focus is on HPC used specifically within the life sciences to accelerate the pace of drug discovery and development. Prior to IDG, Jeff held sales positions at CMP's InformationWeek and CMGI's Engage Technologies. Jeff holds a BS from Babson College and an MBA from Suffolk University. He resides in Methuen, MA with his son Jack (a student at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California) and his pure bred Bichon Frise "The Maya Bean".
Alan El Faye, Senior Vice President / Digital Demand Services
Alan’s extensive digital and print publishing background includes past responsibilities as a publisher, domestic and global sales director, marketing director, and custom projects director for media companies such as Cambridge Healthtech Institute, International Data Group (IDG), Reed Business Information, Advanstar, McGraw-Hill and Lebhar-Friedman. His content emphasis has largely been around performance based computing in sectors such as healthcare, telecom, retailing, industrial and foodservice. Alan holds a Bachelor Degree from Kent State University, and a Master’s Degree in Behavioral Science from California State University.
Mitchell D. Becker, Director of Sales
Mitch Becker is a Senior Account Executive at Tabor Communications. He brings with him nineteen years of experience in marketing management, developing marketing strategies, organizing marketing events, promotions, and Public Relations.
Mitch is in charge of direct sales activities for TCI's High Performance Computing publication, HPCwire.com. He constantly maintains strategic relationships with Fortune 500 technology leaders and provides lead generation and ROI reports on all marketing activities.
In the past Mitch's roles included such positions as Director of Marketing, where he managed the inception and marketing promotion activities, advertising, web content, collateral, tradeshows, seminars, e-mail and direct mail campaigns and all lead generation activities and PR.
Mitch received his Bachelor of Science and Associates of Applied Science Degrees at Southern Illinois University, in Carbondale, IL.
Matt Walters, Sr. Manager of Demand Generation
Matt joined Tabor Communications Inc. in April of 2010 as Marketing Manager, where he was responsible for brand development and website design for three publications from inception to launch, and the execution of creative e-marketing strategies for client/partner relationships through web, print and multimedia design and production. As Sr. Manager of Demand Generation, Matt is responsible for creation and implementation of integrated demand generation programs through email marketing, digital asset delivery, and monitoring of campaign analytics. Matt resides in Vancouver, Washington with his wife and two boys.
Ana Vasquez, Sales Operations Manager
Ana Vasquez is the Sales Operations Manager at Tabor Communications. With over 10 years of administrative experience she has been instrumental in helping TCI achieve its yearly revenue goals. Her current role also enables her to work hand in hand with TCI's customers in executing their advertising strategies through its flagship publication HPCwire.
Ana received an Associate's degree from Southwestern College.
Genaro Ramirez, Sales and Operations Assistant
Genaro Ramirez joined the Tabor Communications team in 2013 as the Sales and Operations Assistant. His role is to support the sales team by working directly with customers to successfully achieve their marketing goals through the various channels of advertising featured in the Tabor Communications portfolio. In addition to helping coordinate customers' advertising strategies he provides detailed reports that measure their marketing campaign's effectiveness. He graduated from the University of Miami with a BS in Business Administration and currently resides in San Diego, California where he was born and raised.
Marketing and Audience Development :
Caroline Connor, Director of Marketing and Audience Development
Caroline Connor is a technology marketing professional with over 12 years of global experience in marketing communications, product marketing and channel marketing roles across software and hardware environments for both Fortune 500 and start-up companies. Caroline's background in the High Performance Computing (HPC) marketing began while working for Sun Microsystems and later, for SGI. Caroline has since expanded her marketing expertise working with a broad range of technology solutions providers including Bell Microproducts, ClearSpeed Technology, Longstone Consulting and most recently, at Oracle. A Portland, Oregon native and resident of Silicon Valley, California, Caroline loves to write, ski, travel and meet interesting people.
Lynn Bergin, Marketing Programs Manager
Lynn recently joined Tabor Communications Inc. in February of 2013 as Marketing Programs Manager. Her professional career spans years of hands-on experience working directly with digital publishing, media, and marketing communications programs across the technology industry. Lynn's role supports sales and marketing by managing the development and delivery for all creative and graphic design elements used for web, print, multimedia, collateral, new product introductions, eMarketing, and audience development initiatives. Lynn graduated from Northeastern University and holds a Bachelor Degree in Nursing and Certificate in Graphic and Web Design. She is located in the Boston area with her two sons and husband.
Dan Stark, Marketing Coordinator
As the Marketing Coordinator for Tabor Communications, Dan serves as the key interface responsible for coordinating the production, scheduling, and delivery of marketing communications, programs, campaigns, conference, and event promotions across TCI's publication portfolio. He acts as the point of contact for media relations, negotiation of co-marketing agreements and program fulfillment to generate awareness and promote the Tabor Communications' brand globally. Since joining Tabor Communications in 2012, Dan's responsibilities have expanded further to include audience development support, web marketing, and social media marketing program management. Dan received his degree from the University of Arizona, studying psychology and communications. He resides in San Diego, California; has a passion for cooking, being active and spending free time with friends, family, and his dogs.
Web Operations :
John Shandor, Webmaster
John is the Webmaster for HPCwire and Tabor Communications, a position he has held since 1997, contributing more than 25 years' experience in web design and digital media. John holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Arizona State University, and resides in Summerton, South Carolina.