Kevin J. Moran
Kevin is a 25-year veteran of the computer industry. With a focus primarily on technology start-ups, he has been involved in all phases of business including software design, hardware design, engineering management, business development and executive management. His specialty is in helping businesses and industries architect and deploy technology solutions that move their business forward.
Former positions that Kevin has held include President of Saber Data, Ltd.; Director of Application Development at Panta Systems; Director of Software Development at VIEO; Chief Technology Officer at Ignite! Learning; Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder at Baleo, Inc.; Chief Technology Officer, Sheshunoff Information Systems, a division of Thomson/Rueters.
Bill has 30 years of experience in the field of high-performance computing, networking and storage. From 2002 to 2006, as program manager with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s (LLNL), he was responsible for the adoption of InifiniBand, OpenFabrics software (OFED) and the Lustre File System. During the early 1990's Bill co-founded Essential Communications, a manufacturer of HIPPI-800 and HIPPI-6400 switches, adapters and software; and later he was co-owner of Abba Technologies, a systems integrator focused on Government and Enterprise customers in the US Southwest.
Bill's volunteer initiatives include founding SCinet in 1991, the Student Cluster Competition in 2006 and the Music Initiative for the SC conference series. Bill also co-founded the OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) in 2004 and the High Performance Cluster File System Software Foundation (HPCFS) in 2010.
Roger has focused on high-performance I/O during a 30 year career in computing. He has architected I/O solutions for HPC computing involving hardware, supercomputers, and large numbers of commodity processors. Along the way, he’s been instrumental in the creation of the HIPPI and HIPPI-6400 computing standards, both as an author and as the ANSI X3T9.3 committee chair for supercomputer I/O.
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