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Nigel Cook

Intel Corporation
Intel Fellow & Cloud Chief Architect, Cloud Platforms Group

Nigel Cook is an Intel Fellow and Chief Cloud Architect for the Datacenter Platforms Group at Intel Corporation. In his role, Cook will define the next generation of cloud orchestration software and help drive the cloud vision across Intel and the industry.

Prior to joining Intel in 2014, Cook spent 13 years with Hewlett Packard as Fellow and Chief Technologist, creating product concepts and architectures for cloud computing. At HP, he most recently led the re-invention of cloud infrastructure software. His efforts led to the development and rapid adoption of the HP CloudSystem Matrix product line, HP's premier private and hybrid cloud solution.

Prior to HP, Cook worked for a number of engineering companies and universities in Australia, Switzerland and the United States, in roles spanning software development, software architecture, business development, solution delivery and lab management.

Cook received a Bachelor of Engineering degree in electrical and computer engineering, and studied a Master of Engineering degree in technology management from the University of Queensland, and is currently pursuing a Master of Science degree on the intersection of cloud computing and metagenomics. In which he had published, and developed an open source project, n3phele, experimenting with cloud-based workbenches.

Cook holds several technology patents in the areas of data center resource management and storage virtualization.