Over at the Nvidia Blog, Brian Caulfield writes that veteran technologist Steve Oberlin has joined the company as CTO for their Tesla business unit. Well known in HPC circles as the man behind the Cray T3E and other machines, Oberlin will be responsible for Nvidia’s Tesla roadmap and architecture.
Steve has decades of experience in high performance computing, going back to his early contributions to Cray’s vector and parallel supercomputers,” said Bill Dally, NVIDIA’s chief scientist. “His extensive background and forward-looking vision will be of great value as he works to refine our HPC strategy and helps execute our roadmap to achieve exascale computing in the years ahead.”
This is a smart a move for Nvidia as they look to continue their momentum in the HPC market. And I have to say it was great for me to see Oberlin back in the game at SC13.
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