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Primeur weekly 2016-04-25

Special

European Cloud Initiative to give Europe a global lead in the data-driven economy ...

e-IRG Roadmap will help shape the European Open Science Cloud proposed by the European Commission ...

European Commission wants prototype exascale supercomputer systems based on European hardware technology by 2018 ...

European Commission to tackle the second quantum revolution with 1 billion euro flagship ...

European Commission announces European Cloud Initiative, including exascale supercomputing - and three other initiatives ...

Focus

e-IRG's Sverker Holmgren and ESFRI's John Womersley and Giorgio Rossi on mutual collaboration between e-IRG and ESFRI ...

Quantum computing

Quantum computing closer as RMIT drives towards first quantum data bus ...

Focus on Europe

HiPEAC needs help to define the future of computing systems ...

Cambridge to research future computing tech that could ignite a technology field ...

Hardware

pH Miners Inc.'s new deal offers $3,000 savings on Bitcoin and Litecoin miners ...

AMAX chosen as NVIDIA DGX-1 authorized reseller ...

Spectra Logic unveils the world's largest capacity tape library ...

Ohio Supercomputer Center names new system after Jesse Owens ...

Cray appoints Brian Turner to Board of Directors ...

Applications

HPC-facilitated modelling of bone may be key to helping those affected by bone disease ...

NERSC resources help find mismatches in MJO modelling ...

Student teams showcase year-long computing projects ...

The Cloud

GEANT launches pan-European tender for IaaS services ...

EuroFlash

Registration open for Hartree Centre Summer Schools 2016 ...

USFlash

OpenMP ARB appoints Michael Klemm as new CEO ...

Cray appoints Brian Turner to Board of Directors

20 Apr 2016 Seattle - Cray Inc.'s Board of Directors has appointed Brian V. Turner as a member of the Board and as a member of its Audit and Compensation Committees, effective April 18, 2016. Brian Turner previously served as the chief financial officer of Coinstar Inc., a publicly-traded provider of automated retail solutions that changed its name to Outerwall Inc. in 2013. During his six-year tenure at the company, Coinstar grew from approximately 400 employees to more than 2,600 employees, and increased revenue from $175 million to $1 billion. Brian Turner has also held financial leadership positions at RealNetworks Inc., BSquare Corporation, and Radisys Corporation. Earlier in his career, he held multiple positions at Price Waterhouse, which is now part of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.

Currently, Brian Turner sits on the boards of directors for a number of companies, including MicroVision Inc., a publicly-traded technology company that is a leader in ultra-miniature laser beam scanning display and imaging technology. Brian Turner received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Washington in Seattle.

"For decades, Cray has been synonymous with supercomputing and building tools for solving its customers' biggest computing challenges", stated Brian Turner. "Today, the explosion of Big Data in the commercial space has created a whole new set of challenges. Cray has a significant opportunity to apply its years of supercomputing expertise towards developing products that help solve problems for a new and expanded set of customers. I'm looking forward to collaborating with Cray's leadership team as the company works to continue its growth and further take its vast supercomputing experience into the enterprise markets."

"Brian has an amazing background in finance and strategy, and has played a leadership role in several technology companies that have a track record of impressive growth", stated Peter Ungaro, president and CEO at Cray. "Brian's insight, knowledge and expertise will be valuable resources for Cray and our leadership team. He is a great addition to our Board, and we are excited to welcome him to Cray."
Source: Cray

Back to Table of contents

Primeur weekly 2016-04-25

Special

European Cloud Initiative to give Europe a global lead in the data-driven economy ...

e-IRG Roadmap will help shape the European Open Science Cloud proposed by the European Commission ...

European Commission wants prototype exascale supercomputer systems based on European hardware technology by 2018 ...

European Commission to tackle the second quantum revolution with 1 billion euro flagship ...

European Commission announces European Cloud Initiative, including exascale supercomputing - and three other initiatives ...

Focus

e-IRG's Sverker Holmgren and ESFRI's John Womersley and Giorgio Rossi on mutual collaboration between e-IRG and ESFRI ...

Quantum computing

Quantum computing closer as RMIT drives towards first quantum data bus ...

Focus on Europe

HiPEAC needs help to define the future of computing systems ...

Cambridge to research future computing tech that could ignite a technology field ...

Hardware

pH Miners Inc.'s new deal offers $3,000 savings on Bitcoin and Litecoin miners ...

AMAX chosen as NVIDIA DGX-1 authorized reseller ...

Spectra Logic unveils the world's largest capacity tape library ...

Ohio Supercomputer Center names new system after Jesse Owens ...

Cray appoints Brian Turner to Board of Directors ...

Applications

HPC-facilitated modelling of bone may be key to helping those affected by bone disease ...

NERSC resources help find mismatches in MJO modelling ...

Student teams showcase year-long computing projects ...

The Cloud

GEANT launches pan-European tender for IaaS services ...

EuroFlash

Registration open for Hartree Centre Summer Schools 2016 ...

USFlash

OpenMP ARB appoints Michael Klemm as new CEO ...