Duncan PooleManager of Strategic Alliances for GPU Computing, NVIDIA
Duncan Poole is responsible for strategic partnerships for NVIDIA's Accelerated Computing Division. His responsibilities reach across the developer tool chain. To drive successful partnerships where engineering interfaces are adopted by external parties building tools for accelerated computing. This includes open standards, compilers, profilers, debuggers, performance analysis tools, compute and communications libraries. He is responsible for NVIDIA's partnerships for MPI and their adoption of GPU Direct RDMA, especially in partnership with Mellanox. Duncan is also the president of OpenACC, and responsible for NVIDIA's membership in OpenMP. These organizations encourage adoption of directives by developers wanting good performance and good portability in their accelerated code.