Peter Lindstrom is a Computer Scientist in the Center for Applied Scientific Computing at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. His research interests include data compression, scientific visualization, and scientific computing. Peter earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2000 and holds B.S. degrees in Computer Science, Mathematics, and Physics from Elon University, North Carolina. He is the chief architect of the fpzip and zfp floating-point compressors and serves as Principal Investigator for the zfp data compression effort as part of the DOE Exascale Computing Project. Peter was the Editor in Chief of Graphical Models from 2012-2015 and currently serves on the Editorial Board of IEEE TVCG. He is a Senior Member of IEEE.