Laura Brown serves as the Benchmarking Lead for the DoD High Performance Computing Modernization Program. Since 2015, she has overseen the creation and deployment of the Application Benchmarking Test Package for the HPCMP's yearly Technology Insertion acquisitions. She also oversees activities related to gathering sustained system performance metrics at the HPCMP's Supercomputing Research Centers. Ms. Brown is a graduate of Mississippi State University, where she earned a B.S. in Computer Engineering and an M.S. in Computer Science.