Jim Cownie is an ACM Distinguished Engineer and Intel Senior Principal Engineer. He has been involved with parallel computing since starting to work for Inmos in 1979. Along the way he owned the profiling chapter in the MPI-1 standard and has worked on parallel debuggers and OpenMP implementations. He has been closely involved with the development of the LLVM OpenMP runtime, and ran the successful "LLVM in HPC: Uses and Desires BoF" at SC17. If he wasn't here, he would rather be skiing.