Nidhi Chappell leads the HPC and AI product team for Azure. Her team is responsible for all HPC HW offerings include Intel and AMD CPUs, GPUs, FPGAs and other accelerators as well as HPC software offerings like Azure Batch, Azure CycleCloud and HPC Pack. Her team focuses on bringing true HPC capabilities to cloud (e.g., 200Gb IB) to enable easy on ramp for tightly coupled HPC jobs. Prior to joining Microsoft, Nidhi was at Intel for 12 years where she led the development of AI product strategy and Intel’s efforts around converged workflow for HPC and AI. Nidhi holds an MBA from University of Michigan,Masters in Computer Engineering from University of Wisconsin and a US patent on branch prediction.