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Big Compute 20 Conference Announces Speaker Lineup

Today the Big Compute Conference announced sponsors and speakers for its inaugural event, held February 11-12, 2020 in San Francisco. The two-day conference will feature business leaders and scientists describing how they are transforming their industries with access to unlimited cloud compute.

Big Compute 20 brings together thought leaders in aerospace, automotive, AI, biotech, medical, academic, technology, and chemical industries. In addition to inspiring talks, the event will feature workshops, networking, panels and a hackathon sprint, all focused on the freedom to think big.

Featured speakers include:

  • Sam Altman – OpenAI, CEO and Y Combinator, Chairman
  • Joris Poort – Rescale, CEO and Co-founder
  • Barry Bolding – Amazon Web Services, Global Head of HPC
  • Bill Magro – Intel, Fellow & Chief Technologist, HPC
  • Nidhi Chappel – Microsoft Azure, Head of Product and Tim Carroll – Director
  • Jamie Kinney – Google Cloud, Solutions
  • Walt Hearn – ANSYS, VP
  • Kelly Senecal – Convergent Science, CEO and Co-founder
  • Patrick Farrell – Siemens, Marketing
  • Addison Snell – Intersect 360 Research, CEO
  • Earl Joseph – Hyperion Research, CEO
  • Peter Rutten – IDC, Research Director
  • Mark Oldakowski – Bionano Genomics, COO
  • Blake Scholl – Boom Supersonic, Founder and CEO
  • Julien Desmettre – Veolia, Head of Cloud & Data

Big Compute 20 is the first conference to focus on one of the most revolutionary accelerators of our time: how infinitely scalable compute changes scientific and technical computing,” said Shawn Hansen, COO of Rescale. “The advent of true Big Compute fundamentally changes how the world’s thought leaders accelerate product innovation.”

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