HPCwire Unveils Honorees for its 2018 People to Watch Feature

March 7, 2018

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 7, 2018 — HPCwire, the leading publication for news and information for the high performance computing industry, today announced the honorees for its 2018 People to Watch feature, which highlights key community players poised to drive the industry forward in the coming year.

“Each year the HPCwire editorial board gathers to share their thoughts on top industry influencers, foster discussion, and select the individuals most likely to have a major impact on HPC in the coming year,” said Tiffany Trader, Director of Editorial at Tabor Communications and Managing Editor of HPCwire. “Being selected as one of HPCwire’s People to Watch serves as recognition of the important and consequential work each individual has contributed to the HPC community, and the tremendous potential in store. We look forward to their continued success and anticipate even greater contributions to the HPC community in the year to come.”

The 2018 HPCwire People to Watch selections are:

Antonio Neri
President
Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Bob Picciano
Senior Vice President of Cognitive Systems
IBM

Brett Tanzer
Principal Program Manager
Microsoft Azure

Dan Stanzione
Executive Director
Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC)

Diane Bryant
Chief Operations Officer
Google Cloud

Doug Kothe
Director
Exascale Computing Project
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Earl Joseph
CEO
Hyperion Research

Frederick Kohout
CMO
Cray

Ian Colle
General Manager
AWS Batch and HPC at Amazon
Amazon Web Services

Jysoo Lee
Facilities Director
Research Computing Core Labs
KAUST

Marc Hamilton
Vice President
Solutions Architecture and Engineering
NVIDIA

Ralph A. McEldowney
Deputy Director
US Department of Defense HPC Modernization Program
DoD

Rick Stevens
Associate Laboratory Director
ANL

Scott Aylor
Corporate Vice President and General Manager Enterprise Solutions
AMD

Trish Damkroger
Vice President
Intel Data Center Group

To read exclusive interviews with each Person to Watch, please visit: https://www.hpcwire.com/people-to-watch-2018/

About HPCwire

HPCwire is the #1 news and information resource covering the fastest computers in the world and the people who run them. With a legacy dating back to 1986, HPCwire has enjoyed a history of world-class editorial and journalism, making it the news source of choice selected by science, technology and business professionals interested in high performance and data-intensive computing. Visit HPCwire at www.hpcwire.com

About Tabor Communications Inc.

Tabor Communications Inc. (TCI) is a media and services company dedicated to high-end, performance computing. As publisher of a complete advanced scale computing portfolio that includes HPCwire, Datanami, Enterprise Tech, and HPCwire Japan, TCI is the market-leader in online journalism covering emerging technologies within the high-tech industry, and a services company providing events, audience insights, and other services for companies engaged in performance computing in enterprise, government, and research. More information can be found at www.taborcommunications.com.

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