Wednesday, June 14th
09:00-10:00 AM
SmartNICs: Where We Are Today (sponsored by Synogate) (Plenary Track)
Paper Title: Plenary Intro

Paper Abstract:

Paper Author: Chuck Sobey, General Chair, SmartNICs Summit

Author Bio: Chuck Sobey is General Chair of SmartNICs Summit. He leads a team of industry veterans to organize the Summit, identifying key trends, topics, and speakers. Chuck is a respected memory and storage technology strategist, researcher, and lecturer. As Chief Scientist of ChannelScience, he guides clients in evaluating emerging memory and storage technologies and maximizing their reliability and performance. He uses probability analysis to match a technology's projected capabilities to an application's requirements. His team has won SBIR awards from the US Department of Energy to advance the field of magnetic tape recording, on which practically all of the hyperscale and cloud services rely. Chuck is also the Conference Chair of Flash Memory Summit, which he helped lead to become the number one independent storage event. He earned an MS ECE from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a BS ECE from Carnegie Mellon University. He holds 7 US patents.