HPC People on the Move – Long, Hot Summer Edition

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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:

  • Calisa Cole

    Calisa Cole

    Calisa Cole is now Director of Communications at Baidu. You may know Calisa from her most recent role in Developer Relations at Nvidia.

  • Clemens Engler is now Director of Business Development of Bright Computing in Europe. Prior to joining Bright, Mr. Engler provided business development expertise to a number of software companies in Germany. Previously, Mr. Engler worked in IBM’s ISV and Developer Relations team as Partner Executive and Cloud Leader in Europe and Germany, and also held the role of CTO at IBM EMEA Venture Development.
  • Barton Fiske

    Barton Fiske

    Barton Fiske is now a Higher Education Business Development Manager at Nvidia. You may know Barton from previous gigs at PTC, zSPACE, and Sun Microsystems. He is also the author of several books on the Java programming language.

  • Kristin Hansen

    Kristin Hansen

    Kristin Hansen has been appointed Chief Marketing Officer at Bright Computing. Her experience includes running global marketing for Micromuse, a publicly-held infrastructure management software company that was acquired by IBM in 2006. She subsequently ran global marketing for IBM’s enterprise content management business and launched the company’s first cross-divisional cloud computing marketing team.

  • Jill Hruby

    Jill Hruby

    Jill M. Hruby will be the next president and director of Sandia National Laboratories, the country’s largest national lab. She will be the first woman to lead a national security laboratory when she steps into her new role July 17.

  • Tom Lange

    Tom Lange

    Tom Lange has signed on as a consultant to help drive industrial engagement efforts at the Ohio Supercomputer Center AweSim program. Lange was Procter & Gamble’s top expert on modeling and simulation R&D for more than a decade.

  • Kujiraoka Toshinori is now Director of Sales at Allinea Software. You may know him from previous gigs at Supermicro and Sun Microsystems.
  • Francesca Verdier

    Francesca Verdier

    Francesca Verdier is retiring from NERSC after 19 Years in User Services. We’re wagering that her smile will be missed.

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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