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HPC People on the Move: October Edition

Dr. Lewey Anton

Lewey Anton

It’s me again–Dr. Lewey Anton. I’ve been commissioned by insideHPC to get the scoop on who’s jumping ship and moving on up in high performance computing.

Here are the latest developments:

  • Dan Arvizu

    Dan Arvizu

    Dan Arvizu is retiring after ten yeas as director and chief executive of NREL, where he was honored for energy sustainability research. “During the 10 years I’ve spent at NREL, we have – along with countless others – cleared a path for a transformation in the way all of us make and use energy,” Arvizu said. “We’ve done so in a way that will guarantee coming generations a chance at a future in which energy is affordable, available to all, and environmentally friendly.”

  • Mary Bass

    Mary Bass

    Mary Bass has left Altair for a new gig at Global Segment Marketing Manager at Cray. No stranger to work with Cray, Mary has 15 years of experience in HPC and infrastructure software marketing and partner management.

  • Barbara Chapman

    Barbara Chapman

    Barbara Chapman has moved on from the University of Houston and is now Professor of Applied Math and Statistics, and Computer Science at Stony Brook, as part of the Institute for Advanced Computational Science and as an affiliate at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

  • James M. Chavez

    James M. Chavez

    James M. Chavez from Sandia National Laboratories has been appointed vice president of its Energy, Nonproliferation and High Consequence Security Division and its International, Homeland and Nuclear Security Program Management Unit. He replaces Jill Hruby, who moved up to become Sandia president and labs director in July.

  • Peter ffoulkes, OrionX

    Peter ffoulkes, OrionX

    Peter ffoulkes from OrionX is now a contributing editor at insideHPC. You may know Mr. ffoulkes from previous gigs at 451 Research, Adaptive Computing, and Sun Microsystems. As an industry analyst, ffoulkes has focused his vendor experience on the technologies required to build datacenter environments that are the foundation of cloud-ready datacenters for enterprise, service providers and high-performance computing.

  • Liza Gabrielson

    Liza Gabrielson

    Liza Gabrielson has left her role in Datacenter Marketing at Nvidia. The company’s events were always enjoyable and extremely well-run and Liza was the reason why. She will surely be missed by everyone she’s worked with over the past eight years.

  • Wilf Pinfold

    Wilf Pinfold

    Wilf Pinfold, formerly of Intel, is now CEO of Concurrent Computing LLC  in Portland, Oregon. The company promotes the responsible use of data for the general public benefit. “Concurrent Systems LLC is an Oregon benefit company. An Oregon benefit company considers its impact on society and the environment in the business decision-making process.”

  • Michael Schulman

    Michael Schulman

    Michael Schulman has moved on from his gig as Director of Marketing for ScaleMP for a new job in Marketing for NoSQL at Oracle. Michael is also a contributing writer here at insideHPC.

  • Matthijs van Waveren

    Matthijs van Waveren

    Matthijs van Waveren, formerly of Fujitsu in France, is now part of IT Research Computing at KAUST in Saudi Arabia. There he works on adapting Research Applications to clusters and on developing the Marketing and Communication of the Department. He will keep on being involved with Marketing in the OpenMP ARB.

  • Mike Vildibill

    Mike Vildibill

    Mike Vildibill is now VP of Future Platform Technology Development at HP. You may know Mike from previous gigs at DDN, OpenSFS, Appro, Sun Microsystems, and SDSC.

Have you moved or know of HPC folks in new positions? Let us know by sending an email to: lewey@insidehpc.com.

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