Dr. Torben Kling-PetersenPrincipal Engineer, Seagate
Torben Kling Petersen has worked with high performance computing in one form or another since 1994 and is currently working as the Principal Engineer in Seagate HPC Solutions Group. Over the years, both in Sun Microsystems and subsequently in Xyratex, he has worked in a number of capacities such as lead architect for enterprise datacenter infrastructure for several telecommunication OEMs, technical lead for IPTV and product specialist for high-end visualization, and global architect for the Lustre BdM team as well as a Cloud Computing infrastructure architect to mention a few. Over the years, Torben has worked on many large HPC systems around the world including Sandia Red Sky in the US, ANU/BOM in Australia, CHPC in South Africa, ETH Zürich and many others in Europe. In addition to compute and storage systems, Torben has also worked on data center design including the new CSCS datacenter in Lugano, Switzerland.
Since joining Seagate more than 4 years ago, Torben has helped bring a number of products to market as well as assist on a number of large ClusterStor/Sonexion wins such as CSCS, ECMWF, EPCC Archer, Brittish MetOffice, DKRZ, CHPC to mention a few.