Wes Bethel is a Senior Computer Scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, where he leads an R&D program in high performance visualization and analytics in the Computational Research Division, and is also a Senior Fellow at the Berkeley Institute for Data Science at UC Berkeley, and an Adjunct Associate Professor of Computer Science at Old Dominion University. His current research interests include HPC-based methods for analytics and analysis with applications to DOE mission science programs. He earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California, Davis, and an M.S. in Computer Science and B.S. in Information Systems from the University of Tulsa. Bethel is an ACM Distinguished Scientist, a member of ACM, and an associate member of IEEE.