Dave Turek

Dave is Vice President for HPC and Cognitive Systems at IBM. Over the years at IBM Dave has been responsible for Exascale Systems, high performance computing strategy, helped launch IBM’s Grid Computing business, and started and ran IBM’s Linux Cluster business. As a development executive he had responsibility for IBM’s SP supercomputer program as well as the mainframe version of AIX and other Unix software. In that capacity he orchestrated the initial IBM development effort in support of the US Accelerated Strategic Computing Initiative at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.