Mark Shaw

Mark Shaw is the Partner Hardware Engineering Manager for Microsoft's Cloud+Enterprise Division, responsible for the architecture and hardware designs of Compute & Storage platforms utilized in Azure's cloud scale services. Mark led the architecture and development of Microsoft's first Open CloudServer, a high-density compute platform targeting search and big data applications. Mark and team have been working with the Open Compute Project to open source two additional Open CloudServer generations that have been deployed at massive scale across a global fleet of data centers. Mark's team is responsible for delivering leading-edge technology as the SmartNIC FPGA accelerator. Prior to Microsoft, Mark was a Distinguished Technologist at Hewlett-Packard. Mark began his career designing CPUs, CPU controllers and coherent interconnects in Gould and Convex Supercomputers.