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How did we get here? A few months ago, there was a news article going around that talked bout how hard it was for a fresh PhD in scientific fields to find a job. “What?” was my impulsive reaction, probably shared by many others. How can it be that someone who represents the highest level […]
StartupHPC16 Speakers, part 1 Gustafson, Grider, Goldfarb, Gilpin – Sanyal, Lawrence, Lyons and more … oh my! Every year StartupHPC reminds me to never take anything – really anyone – for granted. Entering our third year, and as with each year before, our third meeting is another line-up of amazing, accomplished industry legends (and some […]
(This page will be kept to up to date to reflect the latest agenda.) Registrations are now open for our third annual gathering. StartupHPC-16 will be held on Nov. 14th in Salt Lake City as we track SC16. It promises to be our strongest gathering with a distinguished roster of speakers and an exciting agenda. Be there! Video […]
For this year’s StartupHPC Summit in Austin, the CxO Panel discussion will probe a range of challenges that panelists have faced as they lead their organizations towards market success and innovation. We are fortunate to have a distinguished panel representing several decades of wisdom in hardware and software, systems and chips, and with large company experience as well as […]
Joins StartupHPC to Share His Journey as Serial Entrepreneur What do StartupHPC, Top 500 systems, parallel computing, National Labs, and the Student Cluster Competition have in common with country music bands, bull riding, beanie babies and the Tour de France? The common thread is Brent Gorda. The HPC luminary, self-starting entrepreneur, and keynote speaker at […]
We issued the following press release today about the StartupHPC Summit-15 on November 16th. Looking forward to seeing you all in Austin. #StartupHPC Summit to Inspire #STEM and #HPC #Entrepreneurs #SC15 Host City ATX a Showcase for Startups at Second Annual Event Austin, Texas, October 20, 2015 – StartupHPC, a grass roots community to promote entrepreneurship […]
StartupHPC is managed by Shahin Khan, Cydney Ewald Stevens, an extended team of professionals, and with the critical support of its members, the broader HPC and STEM communities, and our sponsors.
Shahin Khan is CEO of Orion Enterprises and serves on the board of directors of Wizmo Inc., Fathym, Inc., and Massively Parallel Technologies, Inc.
Shahin was interim VP of Marketing at 3Leaf Systems and ScaleArc. He was VP of Corporate Development, Intellectual Property, and Marketing at Silicon Graphics and served in executive positions at Sun Microsystems, including VP/GM of the HPC and Visualization products, Chief Competitive Officer, and VP of Product Marketing & Planning. He was Chief Marketing Officer at Electronics for Imaging, and CMO at Azul Systems. He lived in the UK to lead European Marketing for FPS Computing before its acquisition by Cray Research. He was at Cray Business Systems Division until its acquisition by Sun Microsystems. He started his career at IBM.
Shahin is a thought leader specializing in competitive strategy, corporate positioning, M&A, and marketing/sales alignment. He has been quoted or featured in the media including in the Wall Street Journal, San Jose Mercury News, Wired, BusinessWeek, InformationWeek, The Register, CRN, and Cnet. Shahin is a graduate of The Hun School of Princeton, and Cornell University with Bachelor of Science and Master of Engineering degrees.
Cydney Ewald Stevens is Director of StartupHPC. She has had the truly great honor of working amongst the best of the best and brightest across industries! Making the history of High Tech. Collaborating with the world’s thought leaders in engineering, academia, research and industry.
Infusing creative genius and crafting epic brands. Being a Crayon. BSD & JFDI leadership imperatives! Launching Starfire. Enabling Discovery (and then some …!) Contrarian minds … this tremendous community of kinship and friendship built all along the way! Always … Having Fun and Kicking Butt …!
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