Dr Ben Bennett

Director, HPC & AI Strategic Programs. Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Ben is an HPC & AI Strategist and evangelist working in the EMEA Organization, based out of the UK.

In this role Ben focusses on the three to five-year horizon aligning customers’ requirements to long range product plans, working with customers and their stakeholders to ensure the benefits and requirements of future technologies are being planned for.

Ben also works with HPE’s global spaceborne team and is the lead for activities withing EMEA, from designing ground launch control systems to sponsoring access to the ISS National Lab, enabling customer to run experiments in space.

Ben has over 35 years supercomputing experience in academia and industry both as a supplier and purchaser of large High-Performance Computers.

Ben holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering and a PhD in Control Engineering looking at data structures in real-time parallel control systems used in flight control systems.

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7th September 2022

Keynote Theatre

Panel: Processing at the extreme edge, how experiments currently on board the ISS are helping shape the mission to Mars and the eventual colonisation of the Red Planet

This session will show how work started in 2014, and continuing today, with NASA on computing in space has led to the development of commercial off the shelf based computers that process data in space and only send back relevant information.

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