Simon Jakesch is an IT professional with years of experience in the service and datacenter management software space. As Principal Engineer he's been instrumental at making Zenoss one of the most widely used management products, and is directly responsible for its adoption in some of the largest datacenters and cloud providers in the world.
Randal Rheinheimer is Deputy Group Leader for the HPC Systems Support Group at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Randal's background is in physics, but he has been in the HPC field since 1996, starting with Thinking Machines Corporation. At LANL, Randal has worked on projects in distributed resource management, grid computing, HPC security, and new supercomputer deployments, including leading the deployment of Roadrunner, the first petaFlop system. Randal's current interests revolve around processes to keep computing clusters operating as desired at very large scale, particularly monitoring and system validation.