Jim Ganthier is an IT corporate executive with years of experience in HPC and enterprise computing. Jim was the Senior Vice President for Customer Solutions Strategy and Advocacy at Dell Technologies, where he was previously SVP and GM for all HPC strategy and solutions. Prior, he held global marketing and GM positions for the enterprise server group at HPE, giving him global insights and experience on HPC solutions from the top two vendors in the HPC market. Jim is a seasoned executive with a technical background. Prior to his MBA from Florida Atlantic University, he received a BS in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Florida International University. In 2019, Jim was named one of the Top Ten Blacks in Technology by the Austin Black Business Journal. He was named one of HPCwire’s People to Watch of 2016 and is the recipient of 14 US patents, with several pending.