HPC in the Cloud is the only portal dedicated to covering high-end cloud computing in science, industry and the data center. The publication provides technology decision-makers and stakeholders in the high performance computing industry (spanning government, industry, and academia) with the most accurate and current information on developments happening in the point where high performance and cloud computing intersect. Subscribe now at: http://www.hpcinthecloud.com.
Tabor Communications, Inc. is a leading international media, advertising, and communications company that provides solutions, news, and information to the High Performance Computing (HPC), big data, green computing, digital manufacturing and cloud computing communities. Publisher of HPCwire, Datanami, Green Computing Report, Digital Manufacturing Report, and HPC in the Cloud, other Tabor Communications companies include Tabor Advertising and Tabor Publications & Events. To learn more, visit: www.taborcommunications.com and view the TCI corporate video presentation.
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Ian Foster, Managing Editor
Ian Foster joined the Tabor Communications team in 2011. As Assistant Editor of Tabor Communications, Ian provides knowledge, insights, and analysis into the policy and science behind data center eco-efficiency. While he has become recognized for his familiarity with a broad range of green computing technologies globally, he continues to maintain his other key interests studying scientific computing use cases, interviewing thought leaders in computing efficiency, and the latest developments in scientific research, including a number of skills honed from his academic experience as a physicist and part time sportswriter. Hailing from Raleigh area, Ian currently focuses on physics, green IT, and sports from his office in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Nicole Hemsoth, Director of Editorial Operations, Senior Contributing Editor
Nicole Hemsoth brings news and insights to HPC in the Cloud from her experiences as a former contributing editor for HPCwire, former managing editor of HPC in the Cloud and most recently, as the editor of the data-intensive computing ("big data") publication, Datanami. Her perspective pulls from across the enterprise and research spectrum of high performance computing to address the system, application and performance-tuning elements of modern supercomputing facilities, architectures and user scenarios.
As the supercomputing and enterprise computing communities begin to coalesce further, Hemsoth will continue to explore the ways in which HPC has moved more into the mainstream, while still recognizing the critical work that takes place at global research centers and universities. As a former technical writer, she will provide a deep technological perspective while also communicating the broader value of key news events in the HPC community persepctive.
Publisher, HPC in the Cloud
Tom is a publisher of HPC in the Cloud and has served as publisher for GRIDtoday, High Performance Computing - Contributions to Society (1996), The Emergence of Grid and Service-Oriented IT (2006), as well as producing a series of Grid VIP Summits worldwide. Tom was formerly the publisher of the award winning Supercomputing Review magazine, and has over 35 years of experience in business-to-business publishing, with the last 24 years focused primarily on High Productivity Computing (HPC) technologies.
Tom has been internationally acknowledged as a pioneer in the electronic publishing industry. In the late eighties Tom launched an Internet-based version of Supercomputing Review titled SUPERnet, the very first paid subscription, paid advertising internet publication, followed by the highly successful HPCwire in the early nineties.
Tom is a frequent speaker at global industry events. He has served as a leader and member of many committees and organizations including the Open Grid Forum's Awareness Council, SC Industrial Advisory Committee, Humanities Arts Social Sciences Awareness Council (HASTAC), the Institute for Computing in Humanities, Arts and Social Science (iCHASS) at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications and the San Diego Men's Leadership Forum. He also serves as a Board member of The National University Institute and is a past board member of The LUX Art Institute. In 2002, Tom was awarded the inaugural HPC Industry Recognition Award.
Tom was born on Guam and raised in Napa Valley, California. He did his undergraduate work in Political Science at University of California, Davis. Tom currently lives in La Jolla, California. He is an avid skier and weekend golfer.
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Jeff Hyman, President and Group Publisher
Jeff brings 30 years of sales and management experience, and is responsible for worldwide sales for the company's broad line of products. Jeff was Vice President of Sales for IDG's Bio-ITWorld magazine, whose focus is on HPC used specifically within the life sciences to accelerate the pace of drug discovery and development. Prior to IDG, Jeff held sales positions at CMP's InformationWeek and CMGI's Engage Technologies. Jeff holds a BS from Babson College and an MBA from Suffolk University. He resides in Methuen, MA with his son Jack (a student at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California) and his pure bred Bichon Frise "The Maya Bean".
Mitchell D. Becker, Director of Sales
Mitch Becker is a Senior Account Executive at Tabor Communications. He brings with him nineteen years of experience in marketing management, developing marketing strategies, organizing marketing events, promotions, and Public Relations.
Mitch is in charge of HPC in the Cloud's Job Bank and Events advertising sales.
In the past Mitch's roles included such positions as Director of Marketing, where he managed the inception and marketing promotion activities, advertising, web content, collateral, tradeshows, seminars, e-mail and direct mail campaigns and all lead generation activities and PR.
Mitch received his Bachelor of Science and Associates of Applied Science Degrees at Southern Illinois University, in Carbondale, IL.
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BJ Ghiglione, Director of Sales
BJ Ghiglione has over 25 years of media experience, working in both consumer and business to business mediums. She has worked for both large media companies; CMP, UBM, Penton and small media companies - Advisor Media and The San Diego Business Journal. As a Group Publisher, Publisher, Sales Director and Partner Alliance Director BJ has exceled at helping clients align their marketing strategies to a specific audience. She believes that listening to customer needs and then providing an avenue to meet those needs through content, branding, demand and reach solutions has been the key to her success. BJ has completed the Marketing Program at UCSD and prior to that attended Grossmont College. BJ lives in San Diego, CA with Ron, her husband of 22 years, and their two children. Her son Ryan is currently discussing opportunities with a number of NCAA D1 football programs while her daughter Nicole’s passion are cheer leading and sports medicine.
Ana Vasquez, Sales Operations Manager
Ana Vasquez is the Sales Operations Manager for all Tabor Communications' publications. With over 10 years of administrative experience she has been instrumental in helping TCI achieve its yearly revenue goals. Her current role also enables her to work hand in hand with TCI's clients in executing their advertising strategies.
Ana received an Associate's degree from Southwestern College.
Genaro Ramirez, Sales and Operations Assistant
Genaro Ramirez joined the Tabor Communications team in 2013 as the Sales and Operations Assistant. His role is to support the sales team by working directly with customers to successfully achieve their marketing goals through the various channels of advertising featured in the Tabor Communications portfolio. In addition to helping coordinate customers' advertising strategies he provides detailed reports that measure their marketing campaign's effectiveness. He graduated from the University of Miami with a BS in Business Administration and currently resides in San Diego, California where he was born and raised.
Marketing, Demand Generation Services and Audience Development :
Alan El Faye, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Demand Generation
Alan’s extensive digital and print publishing background includes past responsibilities as a publisher, domestic and global sales director, marketing director, and custom projects director for media companies such as Cambridge Healthtech Institute, International Data Group (IDG), Reed Business Information, Advanstar, McGraw-Hill and Lebhar-Friedman. His content emphasis has largely been around performance based computing in sectors such as healthcare, telecom, retailing, industrial and foodservice. Alan holds a Bachelor Degree from Kent State University, and a Master’s Degree in Behavioral Science from California State University.
Caroline Connor, Director of Marketing
Caroline Connor is a technology marketing professional with over 12 years of global experience in marketing communications, product marketing and channel marketing roles across software and hardware environments for both Fortune 500 and start-up companies. Caroline's background in the High Performance Computing (HPC) marketing began while working for Sun Microsystems and later, for SGI. Caroline has since expanded her marketing expertise working with a broad range of technology solutions providers including Bell Microproducts, ClearSpeed Technology, Longstone Consulting and most recently, at Oracle.
Matt Walters, Director of Demand Generation and Audience Development
Matt is an e-marketing, demand gen, and audience development strategist, with proven ability capturing, sustaining, and expanding audiences and a deep passion for studying audience demographics and behavioral patterns in B2B publishing. As Director of Demand Generation and Audience Development, Matt is responsible for creation and implementation of integrated demand generation programs through email marketing, digital asset delivery, and monitoring of campaign analytics. He is also responsible for driving audience development through custom content programs, co-marketing agreements, social media, and joint media partnerships. Matt resides in Vancouver, Washington with his wife and two boys.
Lynn Bergin, Marketing Programs Manager
Lynn recently joined Tabor Communications Inc. in February of 2013 as Marketing Programs Manager. Her professional career spans years of hands-on experience working directly with digital publishing, media, and marketing communications programs across the technology industry. Lynn's role supports sales and marketing by managing the development and delivery for all creative and graphic design elements used for web, print, multimedia, collateral, new product introductions, eMarketing, and audience development initiatives. Lynn graduated from Northeastern University and holds a Bachelor Degree in Nursing and Certificate in Graphic and Web Design. She is located in the Boston area with her two sons and husband.
Dan Stark, Demand Generation & Audience Development Coordinator
As the Marketing Coordinator for Tabor Communications, Dan serves as the key interface responsible for coordinating the production, scheduling, and delivery of marketing communications, programs, campaigns, conference, and event promotions across TCI's publication portfolio. He acts as the point of contact for media relations, negotiation of co-marketing agreements and program fulfillment to generate awareness and promote the Tabor Communications' brand globally. Since joining Tabor Communications in 2012, Dan's responsibilities have expanded further to include audience development support, web marketing, and social media marketing program management. Dan received his degree from the University of Arizona, studying psychology and communications. He resides in San Diego, California; has a passion for cooking, being active and spending free time with friends, family, and his dogs.
Ty Mullan, Senior Marketing Intern
Ty Mullan is a junior attending the University of Arizona's Eller College of Management, earning his degree in Management Information Systems. He is on track to graduate in the class of 2015, and looks to pursue a career in the consulting field after graduation.
Web Operations :
John Shandor, Webmaster
John is the Webmaster for HPC in the Cloud and Tabor Communications, a position he has held since 1997, contributing more than 25 years' experience in web design and digital media. John holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Arizona State University, and resides in Summerton, South Carolina.