Steve WallachDesign-Engineering Director, Micron Technology
Wallach was a founder of Convey Computer. Micron Technologies bought Convey in 2015. At Micron, Wallach is a design-engineering director. Previously, he served as vice president of technology for Chiaro Networks Ltd., and as co-founder, chief technology officer and senior vice president of development of Convex Computer Corporation. After Hewlett-Packard Co. bought Convex, Wallach became chief technology officer of HP’s Enterprise Systems Group. Wallach served as a consultant to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Simulation and Computing Program at Los Alamos National Laboratory from 1998 to 2007. He was also a visiting professor at Rice University in 1998 and 1999, and was manager of advanced development for Data General Corporation. His efforts on the MV/8000 are chronicled in Tracy Kidder's Pulitzer Prize winning book, "The Soul of a New Machine." Wallach, who has 39 patents, is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, an IEEE Fellow, and was a founding member of the Presidential Information Technology Advisory Committee. He is the 2008 recipient of IEEE’s Seymour Cray Award and the 2002 Charles Babbage award.