Bill Nitzberg
Dr. Bill Nitzberg is the CTO of PBS Works at Altair and “acting” community manager for the PBS Pro Open Source Project ( With over 25 years in the computer industry, spanning commercial software development to high-performance computing research, Dr. Nitzberg is an internationally recognized expert in parallel and distributed computing. Dr. Nitzberg served on the board of the Open Grid Forum, co-architected NASA’s Information Power Grid, edited the MPI-2 I/O standard, and has published numerous papers on distributed shared memory, parallel I/O, PC clustering, job scheduling, and cloud computing. When not focused on HPC, Bill tries to improve his running economy for his long-distance running adventures.
Birds of a Feather
Clouds and Distributed Computing
Extreme-Scale Computing
HPC workflows
System Software & Runtime Systems