Zero Emissions Supercomputing – How Environmental Stewardship Will Shape the Future


Listen in as Lenovo and Intel discuss environmental responsibility in the Exascale era. Find out how sustainability is built into every aspect of HPC, from build to install and operation through retire/replacement, and how Lenovo and Intel are leading that change.


Jeff Watters, Director of the HPC Portfolio and Strategic Engagements, Accelerated Computing Systems and Graphics Group, Intel Corporation

Jeff Watters is the Director of the HPC Portfolio and Strategic Engagements within the Accelerated Computing Systems and Graphics Group. Since graduating from the University of Illinois more than 3 decades ago, Jeff has had a continuous career in computing-related roles including more than 10 years in the field of High Performance Computing and 28 years at Intel corporation. Jeff is highly interested in the future of high performance computing in light of new algorithmic paradigms, such as machine learning and data analytics, the advent of the cloud democratization of HPC datacenters and upcoming Quantum computing possibilities. Jeff’s current role focuses on these new HPC trends and the requirements that will drive product definition for 2022 through 2026.

Scott Tease, VP and GM of HPC & AI, Lenovo Infrastructure Solutions Group (ISG)

Scott is the General Manager of Lenovo’s High Performance Computing (HPC) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Business. He has been with Lenovo since October, 2014 following the acquisition of IBM’s System x team. Prior to this he spent fourteen years as a member of the IBM System x Executive Team.