Prof. Dr. Wolfgang GentzschCo-Founder & President, UberCloud Community & Marketplace
Wolfgang Gentzsch is co-founder & president of the UberCloud Online Community and Marketplace for engineers and scientists to discover, try, and buy computing power on demand in the cloud. Wolfgang was Co-Chairman of the ISC Cloud & Big Data conference series, Director At-Large of the Board of Directors of the Open Grid Forum, and an advisor to the EU projects DEISA and EUDAT. Before, he directed the German D-Grid Initiative, was a professor of computer science at Duke in Durham, NC State in Raleigh, and the University of Applied Sciences in Regensburg, and a visiting scientist at RENCI, the Renaissance Computing Institute at UNC Chapel Hill. From 2004 to 2008, Wolfgang was a member of the US President's Council of Advisors for Science and Technology, PCAST, and held leading positions at Sun, MCNC, Genias Software, and Gridware which has been acquired by Sun Microsystems in 2000.