Norman Morse previously was Director for Data Center Services Group for EDS and Staffer, House Armed Services Committee (assigned to oversight for the DOD IT budget) for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Cindy Soliz previously worked for Vestas, Inc., as a Financial Analyst, as well as at Oracle/Sun Microsystems. She has over 20 years experience in the software industry.
Director of Advanced Computing Systems
Tommy Minyard is the director of the Advanced Computing Systems group at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin. His group is responsible for operating and maintaining the center’s production systems and infrastructure; ensuring world-class science through HPC leadership; enhancing HPC research using clusters; performing fault tolerance for large-scale cluster environments; and conducting system performance measurement and benchmarking.
Manager, Lustre Support and Releases, High Performance Data Division at Intel
Peter Jones manages the Lustre Support and Releases team in the High Performance Data Division at Intel. He has previously filled similar roles at CFS, Sun, Oracle and Whamcloud and has been release manager for over twenty Lustre releases.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Terri Quinn is the Principle Deputy Department Head for Integrated Computing & Communications. She manages Livermore Computing, LLNL’s high performance computing organization.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Galen Shipman is the Data Systems Architect for the Computing and Computational Sciences Directorate and Director of the Compute and Data Environment for Science at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). He is responsible for defining and maintaining an overarching strategy and infrastructure for data storage, data management, and data analysis spanning from research and development to integration, deployment and operations for high-performance and data-intensive computing initiatives at ORNL.
Sr. Vice President, HPC & Life Science Worldwide Sales for DDN
John Josephakis manages DDN’s worldwide high performance and grid computing practice as well as DDN’s life sciences sales practice – overseeing the adoption of DDN’s HPC-optimized technology for data-intensive computing customers across 5 continents.
Director of Business Development, Lustre and HPC Services for Xyratex
Kevin Canady works within the ClusterStor BLM team across marketing, sales and product management, matching the needs of the customer with Xyratex’s integrated, high-density Lustre storage solutions.
Director, Storage R&D for Cray
Rebecca Arney manages the Storage and Data Management R&D organization at Cray, providing customers with storage solutions that meet their most demanding business challenges, including some of the largest and fastest Lustre deployments in the world today.