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Dr. David A. Horner Named Director of DoD Modernization Program

Today Dr. David A. Horner was named director of the Department of Defense High Performance Computing Modernization Program at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center in Vicksburg.

Geophysicist Marianne Walck named VP of Sandia’s California laboratory

Today Sandia National Laboratories announced the appointment of Marianne Walck as vice president of Sandia’s California laboratory.

HPC People on the Move: March Edition

Adaptive Computing has a new CEO. Get the scoop on who else is jumping ship and moving on up in high performance computing.

HPC People on the Move: January Edition

You may be surprised to hear who’s jumping ship and moving on up in high performance computing. Nicole Hemsoth and Timothy Prickett-Morgan have left Tabor Communications, while Galen Shipman has moved on to Los Alamos.

HPC People on the Move: Post-SC14 Edition

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.

insideHPC Founder John West Moves to TACC to Head Strategic Initiatives

High performance computing veteran and leader, John West has been named director of Strategic Initiatives for the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin.

HPC People on the Move: Steve Scott Returns to Cray as CTO

Dr. Lewey reports that Steve Scott is returning to the Cray CTO office. As you may recall, Scott left Cray in 2011 to join Nvidia as CTO of their Tesla Business Unit. He later went on to become a principle engineer at Google in 2013. Scott replaces outgoing Cray CTO William C. Blake, who left the company at the end of July.

Jay Boisseau Moves to Lead Vizias Startup

Jay Boisseau, the former Director of the Texas Advanced Computing Center, is now CEO at a stealthy startup called Vizias. As you’ll recall, Boisseau left TACC in January. While the Vizias web site is just a placeholder at the moment, we were able to discover some details about the company from their Facebook page.

HPC People on the Move: July Edition

Dr. Lewey Anton reports on who’s jumping ship and moving on up in high performance computing.

Cray’s CTO and YarcData Lead Leaving the Company

Seeking Alpha reports on some big changes for the Cray executive team with two departures in the same week. CTO William C. Blake and YarcData’s Arvind Parthasarathi are both leaving for Startups.