Cerebras Info Session<br>Speaker: Dhiraj Mallick, VP Engineering and Business Development<br>Date: January 29<br>Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm<br>Location: Gates Building room 104<br><br>RSVP via <a href="https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/430873" id="ow5016" __is_owner="true">Handshake</a><br><br>Abstract:<br>Artificial Intelligence might be the most important workload of our generation. It is proliferating across industries and applications. Between 2012 and 2018 AI compute grew 300,000x, doubling every 3.5 months. The big problem is training large models on large data sets takes months or years, making these approaches impractical for real world problems. At Cerebras, our mission is to transform the future of compute, by building a computer system that is optimized for AI and is 1,000 times faster than the best in class. <br><br>Bio:<br>Dhiraj is VP of Engineering and Business Development at Cerebras Systems. Dhiraj has over 20 years of executive leadership experience directing large, high-performing engineering teams at Intel, AMD and startups like SeaMicro and NexGen. Prior to Cerebras, Dhiraj was CTO and VP Architecture for Intel’s $20B Data Center business. Before Intel, he was an integral part of the executive leadership team as VP Engineering at SeaMicro prior to its acquisition by AMD, after which he continued at AMD as Corporate VP and GM of the Server Solutions division. Dhiraj serves as an advisor to several VC-backed companies and holds an MS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.