HPCwire Unveils Honorees for its 2019 People to Watch Feature

February 21, 2019

SAN DIEGO, Calif., February 21, 2019 – HPCwire, the leading publication for news and information for the high performance computing industry, today announced the honorees for its 2019 People to Watch feature, which highlights key community players poised to drive the industry forward in the coming year.

“HPCwire’s People to Watch selections are the visionaries and innovators building and deploying advanced technologies driving the most transformative scientific, national defense and business computing,” said Tiffany Trader, Tabor Communication’s director of editorial operations and managing editor of HPCwire. “As we digitize the business world, and digitally replicate the natural world, our People to Watch are developing the increasingly powerful technology stack that will transform the world of tomorrow. The HPCwire editorial board recognizes these 12 individuals poised to have a major impact on HPC.”

The 2019 HPCwire People to Watch selections are:

Lori Diachin
Deputy Director
Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project (ECP)

Talia Gershon
Director, Research Strategy & Growth Initiatives
IBM

Gopal Hegde
Vice President & General Manager
Data Center Processor Group, Cavium/ Marvell

Steve Oberlin
CTO for Accelerated Computing
Nvidia

Jim Keller
Senior Vice President Technology Systems Architecture and Client Group (TSCG)
& General Manager Silicon Engineering Group (SEG)
Intel

Ken King
General Manager, OpenPOWER
IBM Systems Groups

Gregory Kurtzer
CEO & Founder
Sylabs Inc.

Forrest Norrod
Senior Vice President & General Manager of the Datacenter and Embedded Solutions Business Group
AMD

Thierry Pellegrino
Vice President of Business Strategy & General Manager of HPC
Dell EMC

Michela Taufer
SC19 Chair
Professor at the University of Tennessee

Steve Scott
Senior Vice President & CTO
Cray

Jack Wells
Director of Science
Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF)

To read exclusive interviews with each Person to Watch, please visit:
https://www.hpcwire.com/people-to-watch-2019/

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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