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President, insideHPC Media
Recently named as one of the Top 20 Big Data Influencers by Forbes Magazine, Rich Brueckner is an avid writer, publisher, and technology pundit focused on high performance computing. He acquired inside-HPC.com in 2010 and has since expanded his online publications to include inside-BigData, inside-Startups, and The Exascale Report. With over 25 years of HPC experience at Cray Research, SGI, and Sun Microsystems, Rich is known to many in the industry as “the guy in the Red Hat.”
When he’s not working, Rich keeps busy writing fiction, cartoons, and parody films. You can check out his stories: Angels of Silence, The Observer Effect, The Three Magi of Katrina, Seven Meals from Chaos, Friends of the Fallen, The Guardian’s End, and Ghosts of the Indian Herb. He has also penned some short film scripts including: Jigsaw Falling into Place and Bardo. In non-fiction, Rich contributed the Foreword to Dark Matter, Dark Energy, Dark Gravity, a book about the Big Bang by Dr. Stephen Perrenod. Rich lives and works in Portland, Oregon.
Publisher, insideHPC Media
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Prior to insideHPC Media, Kevin managed many successful online brands including Data Center Knowledge, Network World, AOL Computing Channel and PC World. When he is not working on websites Kevin and his family enjoy skiing, golf and a variety of outdoor activities. Kevin also volunteers his time to bring the beautiful game of soccer to kids, adults and special needs children in his community.
Industry Analyst, insideHPC Media
As a contributing editor, Peter ffoulkes brings a wealth of experience in the IT industry to bear on the changing landscape of High Performance Computing. Previously Mr. ffoulkes was Vice President of Marketing at Adaptive Computing, Director of Outbound Marketing at ClearSpeed Technology, Director of Marketing for High-Performance Computing at Sun Microsystems, and Director and Principal Analyst for the Worldwide Workstation Computing program at Gartner Dataquest. Mr. ffoulkes is currently partner at OrionX.
Performance Guru at insideHPC
Bill D’Amico is a software performance engineer with a long history in High Performance Computing starting with Intel Paragon systems. He worked for several years for Sun Microsystems in their Volume Products Performance group, then for Cisco on OpenMPI. Most recently he was at AMD working on accelerating video and image processing with Adobe.
The Portland Group
Michael Wolfe has developed compilers for over 30 years in both academia and industry. Now a senior compiler engineer at The Portland Group, he recently joined insideHPC as a contributor.
Contributing Editor, inside-HPC and inside-BigData
Ralph Wells joins the insideHPC editorial team as Associate Editor in 2010. Prior to that, Mr. Wells worked 11 years at The Oregonian, Portland, Oregon’s daily newspaper, where he focused on business and technology.
Dave Klein has 20 years experience shooting everything! Starz, HBO, ABC, FOX etc… Tons of commercial and corporate clients as well. We are very happy to have him back at insideHPC!
Grant Peterson is an assistant editor at HPC. His special event support keeps us on track during the busy SC conference season.
Thomas Thurston is CEO of Growth Science, a data science lab in Portland that uses algorithms to predict the rise and fall of businesses. Growth Science works with an elite group of financial and Fortune 500 firms and has helped guide billions in growth investments spanning private equity, venture capital, organic growth and acquisitions. He is also a regular contributor to insideHPC.
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