Michael Wong is VP of R&D at Codeplay Software. He is a current Director and VP of ISOCPP.org, and a senior member of the C++ Standards Committee with 15 years of experience. He is a member of the ++ Directions Group. He chairs the WG21 SG19 Machine Learning and SG14 Games Development/Low Latency/Financials C++ groups and is the co-author of a number C++/OpenMP/Transactional Memory features including generalized attributes, user-defined literals, inheriting constructors, weakly ordered memory models, and explicit conversion operators. He has published numerous research papers and is the author of a book on C++11. Previously, he was CEO of OpenMP and the Technical Strategy Architect responsible for moving IBM's compilers to Clang/LLVM after leading IBM’s XL C++ compiler team.