In our last issue, The Exascale Report broke the news that Richard Dracott, formerly the GM of Intel’s High Performance Computing organization, was taking a temporary position as the Acting Director of Intel’s European exascale labs.
Under Dracott’s leadership, Intel’s presence, or maybe we should say, saturation, among the Top 500, grew from 262 spots in 2006 to the current number of 406 entries. We are pleased to bring you this feature interview with Richard Dracott.
We recently noticed your recruitment ad for an exascale lab director. How many people does Intel anticipate employing in Europe as part of your exascale efforts?