Programming Forward for NVIDIA Pascal Architecture on OpenPOWER Platforms



This session will look at the implications and impacts of OpenPOWER systems with Tesla for new and existing applications.


Speaker Bio

Dr. John Ashley works for NVIDIA, and is the Senior IBM Developer Relationship Manager, based in Santa Clara, California. He assists IBM and other software ecosystem partners adopt GPU accelerated OpenPower solutions. Previously at NVIDIA he was a Senior Solutions Architect covering Financial Services based in New York and then London, and supported NVIDIA’s work with the Square Kilometer Array radio astronomy programs.  He holds a doctorate in Computational Sciences and Informatics, and both BS and MS degrees in Electrical Engineering. His past work experience can best be described as varied – he has been a data scientist ,  project manager, systems architect, DBA, and developer – working in vendor, consulting, and end user firms in utilities, government, and finance. He holds a US Patent in predictive analytics.