Dell Technologies HPC Community Event
November 15th at 10:15am CST
SC21 Updates from Dell, NVIDIA, AMD, and Intel with Jay Boisseau, HPC & AI Technology Strategist; Karl Cain, Global Director HPC Alliances; Janet Morss, HPC & AI Communications; and Eyal Shpin, Senior Vice President Integrated Solutions of Dell Technologies; Scot Schultz, HPC Technology Specialist, NVIDIA; Brock Taylor, Global HPC Solutions Director, AMD; and Josh Zachry, Enterprise Technology Specialist, Intel
Schedule posted below.
Monday, November 15th
Introductions to New Dell Leaders: Eyal Shpin, Senior Vice President Integrated Solutions; and Karl Cain, Global Director HPC Alliances
Dell at SC21 - Janet Morss, HPC & AI Communications; and Jay Boisseau, HPC & AI Technology Strategist
NVIDIA Update: Quantum 2 InfiniBand - Scot Schultz
AMD at SC21 - Brock Taylor
Intel at SC21 - Josh Zachry
Social and Networking
*Registration to receive tasting kit has passed. You can still register and attend with your choice of tastings.
Wednesday, November 17th
Americas Social Hour
EMEA Social Hour
Thursday, November 18th
APJ Social Hour
About the Speakers
Jay Boisseau, HPC & AI Technology Strategist, Dell Technologies
Jay Boisseau is an experienced, recognized leader and strategist in advanced computing technologies, with over 25 years of experience in building and leading computing programs, departments, and organizations. As the AI & HPC Technology Strategist at Dell Technologies, Jay evaluates new technologies and approaches for HPC and machine/deep learning, assesses customers’ workloads needs and plans, and helps design new solutions to increase customers’ innovation, productivity, and efficiency. His current primary focus areas are cloud-enabled HPC for simulation, data analytics, and AI workloads, and large-scale/high-end solutions for HPC and AI. Additional projects include evaluations of several new AH & HPC technologies and leading the Dell Technologies HPC Community.
Before coming to Dell Technologies in 2014, Jay created the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin and led it (2001-14) to world prominence. Under Jay’s leadership, TACC deployed numerous world-class computing systems for U.S. open scientific research and developed new programs to enable thousands of researchers to accomplish more with these powerful technologies. Prior to TACC, Jay worked as an associate director at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (1996-2001) and at the Arctic Region Supercomputing Center (1994-96). Jay received his doctorate in astronomy from UT Austin for his advanced computational research in modeling the structure supernovae explosions.
Scot Schultz, HPC Technology Specialist, NVIDIA
Scot Schultz is an HPC technology specialist with a focus on artificial intelligence and machine learning systems. Scot has broad knowledge in distributed computing, operating systems, AI frameworks, high speed interconnects, and processor technologies. Throughout his career, with more than 25 years of experience in high-performance computing systems, his responsibilities included various engineering and leadership roles, including strategic HPC technology ecosystem enablement. Scot has been instrumental with the growth and development of numerous industry-standards organizations.
Brock Taylor, Global HPC Solutions Director, AMD
Brock has over 25 years of experience in high performance computing and industry. He focuses on expanding the number of people using HPC for innovation, creating win-win partnerships, and driving the combination of hardware and software into solutions. In addition to his role at AMD, Brock is the Executive Director and board member of HPCng.