Dr. Mark SeagerCTO for the HPC Ecosystem, Intel
Dr. Seager received his B.S. Degree in Mathematics and Astrophysics at the University of New Mexico at Albuquerque in 1979 and his PhD in Numerical Analysis from the University of Texas at Austin in 1984. Dr. Seager began working at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in 1983. Until Mar 2011, he managed the Platforms portion of the Advanced Simulation and Computing (ASC) program at LLNL and successfully deployed the ASCI Blue Pacific (3.9 TF/s in 1998), ASCI White (12.3 TF/s in 2000) and Purple (100TF/s in 2005) systems, along with BlueGene/L (360 TF/s in 2005). In addition, Dr. Seager developed the LLNL Linux strategy and deployed multiple generations of leading edge clusters. Dr. Seager recently led the ASC Sequoia procurement of a 20 PF/sec system to be delivered in 2011.
Since March 2011, Dr. Seager is the CTO for the HPC Ecosystem at Intel and is working on an ecosystem approach to develop and build HPC systems for Exascale with technology based on the broader high volume HPC systems. Dr. Seager has won numerous awards including the prestigious Edward Teller Award for "Major Contributions to the State-of-the-Art in High Performance Computing."