Michael D’Mello has spent the last 24 years in the computer industry specializing in Parallel Computing. Past employers include Thinking Machines Corporation, Convex Computer Corporation, and the Hewlett-Packard Company. He has been with Intel since 2003 and is currently a Program Manager and a Senior Technical Consulting Engineer in Intel’s Developer Products Division. His primary interest is in the area of code optimization with a special focus on computing patterns commonly seen in the Financial, Energy, Healthcare, and Scientific Computing verticals. He has been credited with influencing some of the most notable performance gains obtained by the division he represents. He holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Physics from the University of Texas, Austin.