Trish Damkroger

Trish Damkroger

Trish Damkroger is Vice President of Intel’s Data Center Group and General Manager of its Technical Computing Initiative. Her work helps shape Intel’s high-performance computing (HPC) products and services for the technical market segment. Under this umbrella are the next-generation platform technologies and frameworks that will take Intel toward exascale and advance the convergence of traditional HPC, big data, and artificial intelligence workloads. Damkroger has more than 27 years of experience in technical and managerial roles both in the private sector and during her 15-year career within the United States Department of Energy. While at the Department of Energy, she served most recently as the Associate Director of Computation (Acting) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory leading a 1,000 person group that is one of the world’s leading teams of supercomputing and scientific experts. Since 2006, Damkroger has been a leader of the annual Supercomputing Conference series, the premier international meeting for high performance computing. She was the SC14 General Chair, headed the SC15 steering committee, led the SC16 Diverse HPC Workforce Committee, and has signed on as Vice Chair of SC18. Damkroger is also a certified coach and a strong advocate for women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Damkroger was named one of HPCwire’s People to Watch in 2014. She has a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University.