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The HPC Cloud Must Validate ROI with (Better) Econometric Models
Post Date: December 06, 2010 @ 1:45 PM, Pacific Standard Time
Blog: Behind the Cloud

We need econometric models to help demonstrate that HPC, especially for the on-demand environment, is a viable tool for economic development.

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Earl Dodd

Earl J. Dodd, President of Ideas And Machines, Inc. and i3D Inc.

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Wolfgang Gentzsch

Independent HPC consultant for cluster, grid, and cloud computing, and for data and compute-intensive applications, and General Chair of the ISC Cloud Conference.

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Jose Luis Vazquez-Poletti

Dr. Jose Luis Vazquez-Poletti is Assistant Professor in Computer Architecture at Complutense University of Madrid (Spain), and a Cloud Computing Researcher at the Distributed Systems Architecture Research Group. He is directly involved in EU funded projects, such as EGEE (Grid Computing) and 4CaaSt (PaaS Cloud), as well as many Spanish national initiatives.

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Steve Campbell

An HPC industry consultant and cloud evangelist, Steve Campbell is a seasoned senior HPC executive.

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Bruce Maches

Former Director of Information Technology for Pfizer's R&D division, current CIO for BRMaches & Associates.

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Sue Korn

Sue Korn is a Senior Analyst at Intersect360 Research specializing in Edge HPC applications, and a 20-year veteran of the Financial Services Industry. In her role at Intersect360 Research, Korn spearheads the company's analysis of the drivers and barriers of HPC adoption in business environments and the growing role of Edge HPC applications.

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Scott Clark

Scott Clark has been an infrastructure solution provider in the EDA/Semiconductor industry for almost 20 years.

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Ignacio M. Llorente

Ignacio M. Llorente, Ph.D in Computer Science (UCM) and Executive MBA (IE Business School), is a Full Professor in Computer Architecture and Technology, and the Head of the Distributed Systems Architecture Research Group at Complutense University of Madrid.

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Joshua Geist

Joshua Geist is the founder and CEO of Geminare Incorporated, an innovator in cloud-based enablement technologies for the Recovery as a Service market. Combining a degree in Physics with over 20 years of technology experience, Joshua's passion lies in solving technology challenges for the mid-sized business market.

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Miha Ahronovitz

Miha Ahronovitz specializes in cloud software, products and business models and led product and business strategy for Sun Microsystem’s HPCGrid and Cloud division. Following Sun’s merger, Miha is now the Principal of Ahrono Associates.

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Ed Lucente

Edward J. Lucente is V.P. of Business Development at Data Center Rebates, Inc., an IT efficiency consultancy based in Carlsbad, CA, whose professional services focus on data center energy efficiency (DCEE), leasing integrated with technology refreshes, and negotiation of IT energy rebates. (Ed is a rabid Red Sox fan also.)

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Craig Lund

Craig Lund is a consultant focused on specialized markets for High Performance Computing. He is best known from his many years as CTO of Mercury Computer Systems.

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Jake Sorofman

Jake is a software executive, writer and blogger. Based in Raleigh, North Carolina, he is currently the chief marketing officer for rPath. Feel free to contact Jake via email at jsorofman@rpath.com

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Tom Tabor

Tom is the publisher of HPC in the Cloud. He has over 30 years of experience in business-to-business publishing, with the last 22 years focused primarily on High Productivity Computing (HPC) technologies.

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