Dr. Steve ScottCTO, NVIDIA
Dr. Steve Scott is Chief Technology Officer of the Tesla business unit at NVIDIA, where he is responsible for the evolution of NVIDIA’s GPU computing roadmap. Prior to joining NVIDIA in August 2011, Steve spent 19 years at Cray, where he was CTO since 2004. He was the Chief Architect of multiple systems at Cray, architected the routers for the Cray XT, XE and Cascade systems, and led the Cray Cascade project funded by the DARPA High Productivity Computing Systems program. Steve holds twenty-nine US patents, and has served on numerous advisory boards and program committees. He was the recipient of the 2005 ACM Maurice Wilkes Award and the 2005 IEEE Seymour Cray Computer Engineering Award. He received his PhD in computer architecture in 1992 from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, where he was a Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation and Hertz Foundation Fellow.