Dr. Manuel Arenaz is the CEO of Appentra Solutions and professor at the University of A Coruña (Spain). He holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of A Coruña (2003) on advanced compiler techniques for automatic parallelisation of scientific codes. He is passionate about technology trends in High-Performance Computing (HPC) related to simplifying the effort that developers face when writing programs for HPC facilities. Thus, he recently co-founded Appentra Solutions to commercialise products and services that take advantage of the new Parallware technology. Appentra aims to create new Parallware-powered software tools that help increasing the productivity of the tedious, error-prone and time-consuming process of porting scientific applications to (pre-)exascale systems.