Jay Boisseau is the AI & HPC technology strategist at Dell EMC, where he helps develop AI and HPC strategies, roadmaps, and solutions. He is also founder and executive director of Austin CityUP, the Austin smart city consortium of that includes 70+ companies, government agencies and departments, academic departments, community groups, non-profit organizations, and individuals who collaborate to develop projects that apply technologies and analytics to improve transportation, housing, safety, health, education, and more. Jay is also the founder and director of the Austin Forum on Technology & Society, which presents transformative technologies monthly and connects tech professionals to collaborate, expand their skills & networks, and dream up new ideas. Jay executes all of the activities above through Vizias, the technology consulting firm he created in 2014 with colleagues that also work on these projects and more. Previously, Jay was founder and director (2001-2014) of the world-class Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC). Jay has a PhD in astronomy from UT Austin.
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