Dell Technologies HPC Community Event
About the Event
HPC played a crucial role in addressing the pandemic, and the HPC market is recovering rapidly and growing quickly as we head into the second half of 2021. ISC always reveals new technology announcements, research results, and best practices from HPC companies worldwide, providing a global view as to how HPC will grow and evolve in the months and years ahead. Join as HPC industry leaders from Intersect360 Research and HPCwire to share their insights on how ISC21 news and announcements will shape the future of HPC, and then take your questions about technologies, products, and directions.
About the Speakers
Addison Snell, CEO, Intersect360
Addison Snell is a veteran of the High-Performance Computing industry and the co-founder and CEO of Intersect360 Research, now in its 15th year delivering forecasts and insights for high-performance markets. Addison is a competent bridge player, an excellent Scrabble player, and a puzzle and game enthusiast, particularly word puzzles. His life "bucket list" dream is to compose a crossword published in the New York Times.
Dan Olds, Chief Research Officer, Intersect360
Dan Olds is a veteran of the High Performance Computing industry with more than 25 years of experience in the high-end server market and as an industry analyst. As Intersect360 Research's Chief Research Officer, Dan leads the demand-side and supplier-driven data analysis practice for Intersect360 Research's forward-looking market intelligence subscription service. In addition, he supports a range of client-specific services including custom research studies and strategic consulting. An authority on technology trends and customer sentiment, Dan Olds is a frequently quoted expert in industry and business publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg News, Computerworld, InsideHPC, and HPCwire.
In addition to server, storage, and network technologies, Dan closely follows the HPC, AI/ML, and Cloud, markets. He writes for a variety of publications, co-hosts the mildly popular Radio Free HPC podcast, and is the go-to person for the coverage and analysis of the supercomputing industry’s Student Cluster Challenge. Dan began his career at Sequent Computer, an early pioneer in highly scalable business systems. He was the inaugural lead for the successful server consolidation program at Sun Microsystems and was at IBM in the strategically important mainframe and Power systems groups. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with a focus on finance and marketing.
Tiffany Trader, Managing Editor, HPCwire
As Managing Editor for HPCwire and Editorial Director for the Tabor portfolio of high-tech publications, Tiffany brings a wealth of expertise, insights, and editorial prowess based on years of experience covering high performance, cloud, AI, and other advanced computing technologies. Tiffany earned her bachelor’s degree from San Diego State University, where she studied linguistics and computer science. She resides in Southern California.
Oliver Peckham, Editor, HPCwire
With a background in climate science and energy management, Oliver has been covering the intersections of technology, corporate policy, and the sciences for over a decade. Following several years as a consultant for corporations and non-governmental organizations, Oliver joined Tabor Communications in 2018. For the past three years, he has helped to expand coverage on HPCwire, Datanami, and EnterpriseAI with an eye toward highlighting HPC- and AI-driven achievements in scientific fields.