Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Gentzsch

Wolfgang Gentzsch

ISC Cloud'13 General Chair & Executive HPC Consultant

Wolfgang Gentzsch is co-founder of the UberCloud Experiment and a strategic consultant for HPC, Grid, and cloud computing, currently for Fujitsu, IDC, EUDAT, and others. He is also the Chairman of the ISC Cloud conference series. He was Director At-Large of the Board of Directors of the Open Grid Forum, and an advisor to the EU project DEISA, the Distributed European Initiative for Supercomputing Applications. Before that he directed the German D-Grid Initiative, was a professor of computer science at Duke in Durham, NC State in Raleigh, and the University of Applied Sciences in Regensburg, and visiting scientist at RENCI, the Renaissance Computing Institute at UNC Chapel Hill. Wolfgang was a member of the US President's Council of Advisors for Science and Technology, PCAST, and held leading positions at Sun, MCNC, Gridware, and Genias Software.