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ECE Explorations - NVIDIA | Peter Blanton, Global Account Manager

Speaker NVIDIA
Peter Blanton, Global Account Manager
Title "How PC Gaming Solves the World's Biggest Engineering Challenges"
Date: 10/22/2014
Time: 5:00 pm
Location: 1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
Event Contact: Nikki Slack, Office of Advancement, 1070 ECE Building
217-265-4317
nslack@illinois.edu
Sponsor: ECE ILLINOIS
Event Type: Seminars
 

Abstract:
NVIDIA graphics processors are used everywhere in today's electronics; from smartphones to exotic sports cars and within huge high-performance compute clusters. They are literally changing the way previously impossible engineering problems are getting solved.

Bio:
Peter Blanton is an ECE graduate (1998) of UIUC and University of Texas at Austin MBA (2008). While in UIUC he pursued coursework in silicon physics and semiconductor manufacturing before attaining work at Intel Corp. At Intel, Peter worked in engineering before transitioning to a sales role working directly with large multinational customers in France, China and in the U.S. Upon completing his MBA at Texas, Peter joined NVIDIA Corp. where he is leads part of the global management team making great things happen with Dell around the world.