Building HPC Systems with Intel for Today and Tomorrow


Real-world applications are evolving and becoming more diverse with data intense workloads delivering new science opportunities. 3rd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, Intel® Optane™ persistent memory, and Intel accelerators provide the features, flexibility and performance required. This session will provide an update on Intel’s portfolio, technologies, features and plans.


Jeff Watters, Director of the HPC Portfolio and Strategic Engagements, Intel Corporation

Jeff Watters is the Director of the HPC Portfolio and Strategic Engagements. 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 HPC 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.