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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.

DSC05352Shahin 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-imageCydney 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 …!

Boolean: Customer Partnering; Marketing Programs/Promotions; Strategic Vision/Planning; Sales Enablement; Executive Communications; Content Strategy/Development; Product Marketing; Partner/Alliance Management; Leadership Development; Event Planning/Management; PR/AR Strategies; Team Building/Leadership; Operations/Budget Management; Political Relations/Affairs; Technology Architectures.

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