Ted Willke, Senior Principal Engineer & GM, Datacenter Group, Intel
Ted Willke leads the Graph Analytics Operation within Intel’s Datacenter Group, which designs, develops, and deploys enterprise software for distributed parallel machine learning and data mining. He developed his expertise in datacenter systems over his 16 years with Intel. He has researched cluster computing technologies in Intel Labs and developed server technologies and standards within Intel’s product organizations. His work covers high-performance I/O, virtualization, next-gen microservers, Hadoop optimization tools, and open source libraries for distributed parallel computing. Ted holds a Doctorate in electrical engineering from Columbia University, where he graduated with Distinction. He has authored over 25 papers in book chapters, journals, and conferences, and he holds 10 patents. He won the MASCOTS Best Paper Award in 2013 for his work on Hadoop MapReduce performance modeling and an Intel Achievement Award this year for his work on graph processing systems.