Dr. Jeff Squyres is Cisco's representative to the MPI Forum standards body and is Cisco's core software developer in the open source Open MPI project. He has worked in the High Performance Computing (HPC) field since his early graduate-student days in the mid-1990's, and is a chapter author of the MPI-2 and MPI-3 standards. Dr. Squyres is part of the VIC group (Cisco's virtualized server NIC) in the larger UCS server group. He works in designing and writing systems-level software for optimized network IO in HPC and other high-performance types of applications. Dr. Squyres also represents Cisco to several open source software communities and the MPI Forum standards body.