Cornelis Networks and the Future of High Performance Interconnects
This session will introduce Cornelis Networks, and how the company is addressing the converging requirements of modeling/simulation, high performance data analytics, and AI/ML/DL workloads with its current and future purpose-built scale-out interconnect offerings.
About the Speaker
CEO, Cornelis Networks
As CEO of Cornelis Networks, Phil is responsible for the overall management and strategic direction of the company. Prior to co-founding Cornelis Networks, Phil served as a director at Intel Corporation, responsible for fabric platform planning and architecture, product positioning, and business development support. Prior to that role, Phil served as vice president of engineering and vice president of HPC technology within QLogic’s Network Solutions Group, responsible for the design, development, and evangelizing of all high-performance computing products, as well as all storage area network switching products. Before joining QLogic, Phil was vice president of engineering at SilverStorm Technologies, which he co-founded in 2000 and which was acquired by QLogic in 2006. SilverStorm’s core focus was on providing complete network solutions for high performance computing clusters. Prior to co-founding SilverStorm, Phil served as director of engineering at Unisys Corporation and was responsible for all I/O development across the company’s diverse product lines.
Phil holds a BS in Mathematics from St. Joseph’s University and an MS in Computer and Information Science from the University of Pennsylvania.
Graphcore: Revolutionary AI Performance
Graphcore is a Machine Learning processor company based in the UK. Their core product, the IPU, enables both high throughput training and low latency inference. This is a quick look at how Graphcore’s M2000 platform is enabling new levels of performance and efficiency as AI becomes a greater percentage of overall compute and deals with the challenge of scale.
About the Speaker
Director of Sales, Graphcore
Bob has been as sales leader in the semiconductor industry for the past 16 years. In his current role as Director of Sales at Graphcore he has been working closely with Dell to bring the IPU, Graphcore’s machine learning processor, to market. This two year effort will culminate with the launch of the M2000 platform this year. Prior to his current role, Bob has was with Cavium, Inc which was acquired by Marvell in 2018.
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