Andrew leads planning of future HPC & AI capabilities for Azure, as part of the corporate engineering & product group. He joined Microsoft in early 2020, after nearly 25 years experience in the supercomputing community. Andrew has been an HPC end-user, researcher, software developer, HPC service manager, and impartial consultant. He has been a trusted voice on HPC strategy, technology evaluation and benchmarking, metrics, cost/value models and more. He has been lucky to have had rare exposure to state-of-practice in a wide range of HPC services/facilities across industry, government and academia around the world. Andrew is active on twitter as @hpcnotes.