Meet Dell’s HPC Experts
June 2016 www.HPCSource.com 22
HPC Systems Engineering
is the Engineering
Director for Dell’s
Computing solutions engineering
team. He has
been at Dell since
2000 and was a member of the team
that started the HPC program at Dell.
His current responsibilities include
design, development, integration
and performance characterization of
Dell’s HPC and business analytics
solutions. His primary areas of focus
are performance analysis of scale-out systems, parallel file systems,
cluster management tools, high
speed network interconnects and
HPC accelerators. He holds an M.S.
in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.
Glen Otero, Ph.D.
Glen Otero is a
Computing Solutions Architect
and Life Sciences
Expert in Dell’s
Cloud, HPC and
Engineered Solutions Group. Initially
trained as a research immunologist,
Glen has 25 years of life science
industry and research experience
and 15 years of high performance
computing experience. He has
wide-ranging expertise in Linux
cluster design and software, parallel
programming and genomics. Glen
received his Ph.D. in microbiology
and immunology from UCLA in 1995
and his B.S. in biochemistry from
the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1988.
John (“Jay”) Boisseau, Ph.D.
is HPC Chief
and Strategist in
Dell’s Cloud, HPC
where he is working to further develop Dell’s high performance computing strategy, vision
and new solutions for a broader use
of HPC. He is an experienced supercomputing leader with over 20 years
in the field, having worked at three
founding the Texas Advanced Computing Center at The University of
Texas at Austin—and has consulted
for two technology companies. Jay is
also the Chief Executive Officer and
co-founder of Vizias, and Director
of the Austin Forum on Technology
& Society. He received a Ph.D. in
astronomy from The University of
Texas at Austin in 1996 and a B.S.
in astronomy and physics from the
University of Virginia in 1986.
Dell’s HPC subject matter experts understand the critical importance
of finding new ways to run better, faster and cheaper in order to stay
competitive. With expertise in key markets, including life sciences,
manufacturing, research and energy, they are helping organizations
design and build vertical-specific solutions more quickly and with
lower costs. Paying careful attention to individual needs, they provide
expert guidance in finding new ways to make HPC work harder, and
in building solutions that enable smarter decisions and more effective