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Sarosh Irani

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Biography: 
Sarosh Irani is an engineer and product management leader in silicon valley with over 20 years of experience. He is currently Director of Product Management at Super Micro Computer where he manages the GPU Systems and DL Solutions business unit, managing a wide portfolio of products ranging from a dual GPU server to the world's most powerful GPU accelerated systems for high-end training. Sarosh has a Bachelors in Electronic Engineering from the University of Bombay, and an MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Purdue, with a focus in VLSI design and Computer Architecture. He started his career at Intel, where he spent 11 years as a chip designer working on multiple generations of Pentium, Itanium and Core CPUs and Flash Memory. Sarosh has also worked at Nvidia and Broadcom in Technical Marketing and Product Management roles for GPUs and high performance MIPs and ARM based CPUs.

Recent Presentations

New Trends in Silicon and Hardware - Changes Driven by a New Compute Paradigm

The huge computing advances made in AI by the Deep Learning revolution of the last 5 years have pushed current hardware to its limits with the venerable CPU, the workhorse of the industry, being forced to run workloads it was not tailored for. This comes at a time when Moore's Law, the driving force of the industry for the past 40 years, has finally started to slow down.