For Release: Oct. 9, 1997
RELEASE NO. 97-116
EVOLVING AT WARP SPEED: SUPERCOMPUTING - 2001 AND
An entrepreneur and former Wall Street analyst will present a
historical perspective on the forces that shaped the evolution of
supercomputing at 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 14, in the H.J.E. Reid
Conference Center, 14 Langley Boulevard, Hampton, Va.
Gary P. Smaby is Chief Executive Officer and Principal Analyst
of the Smaby Group, Inc., an entrepreneur who began his career in
the information technology industry in 1974 and built an
international reputation as a leading Wall Street analyst in the
The founder of the Smaby Group, Inc., advises senior executives
at many of the world's largest corporations on strategies for
launching and building successful new technology ventures. During
his career, he has covered a broad spectrum of the information
technology industry from high-performance workstations and
supercomputers to networking and digital media.
A similar presentation will be given by Smaby on
high-performance computing landscape at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, October
14, at the Virginia Air and Space Center, Hampton.
A media briefing will be held at 1:15 p.m. in the Wythe Room of
the H.J.E. Reid Conference Center. Media who wish to attend this
briefing should contact Janice Johnson at (757) 864-6123.
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