Jim Cownie


Name: Jim Cownie
Designation: Principal Engineer
Title: Achieving High Performance

Biography:  Jim started working on parallel programming at Inmos with Dave May in 1979. He is one of the founders of Meiko a (now extinct) parallel super-computer company that was based at Aztec West, and was a sub-committee chair on the MPI-1 forum. He now works for Intel (from his house in Bishopston) worrying about how to make it easy for people to program all the cores Intel insists on making.

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