Richard Murphy is Director of Advanced Computing Solutions Pathfinding at Micron Technology, Inc. His group focuses on identifying advanced technologies to bring to market in the 3-5 year timeframe, particularly Processing-In-Memory (PIM) capabilities. He focuses on application driven architecture by quantifying the end-user benefit to adopting advanced technologies, with a particular focus on data analytics, cybersecurity, and mobile. This marries with the go-to-market strategy and provides initial IP capture and strategy, risk identification and reduction, engagement with early adopters, and quantitative understanding of the overall benefit. Previously Murphy was a technical staff member at Sandia National Laboratories, SUN, and QUALCOMM. He initiated and led numerous successful national-scalee, collaborative R&D efforts, including serving as principal investigator of Sandia’s Ubiquitous High Performance Computing Program.