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Heinz Bast

Senior Software Engineer, Intel, Germany

After studying Computer Science in Bonn, Germany, Heinz Bast worked in the context of the German HPC initiative SUPRENUM in a team developing SUPERB - the very first semi-automatic system to parallelize programs for MIMD-parallel execution. Later he maintained the Fortran compiler of this project. After joining Intel in 1992, he spent 6 years in Intel’s Super Computer System Division. He then moved to the Developer Relation Division to support all kind of independent software developers in the gaming, enterprise, server and HPC domain. Since 2006 he is working in Intel’s Developer Product Division on software tools.