Nicolás ErdödyCEO, Open Parallel
Nicolás Erdödy is CEO and Founder of Open Parallel Ltd. Since 2013, Open Parallel is Work Package Manager for the Software Development Environment for the Central Signal Processor (CSP) of the Square Kilometre Array radio-telescope (SKA) - the largest scientific and engineering instrument in the world, to be built in the coming decade. Open Parallel also contributes to the computing platform of the Science Data Processor (SDP) of the SKA. Nicolás is also Conference Director of Multicore World, a global specialised think-tank in High Performance, Cloud, Mobile, Parallel and Exascale Computing, held every year in New Zealand since 2012. His background is in engineering, IT, mathematics and venture capital and holds a Master of Entrepreneurship from the University of Otago, NZ. Born in Uruguay from Hungarian parents he lives in Oamaru in the South Island of New Zealand and knows how to ask for a beer in five human languages.