Sameer Shende serves as a Research Associate Professor and the Director of the Performance Research Laboratory at the University of Oregon and the President and Director of ParaTools, Inc. (USA) and ParaTools, SAS (France). He serves as the lead developer of the Extreme-scale Scientific Software Stack (E4S), TAU Performance System, Program Database Toolkit (PDT), and HPC Linux. His research interests include scientific software stacks, performance instrumentation, compiler optimizations, measurement, and analysis tools for HPC. He leads the SDK project for the Exascale Computing Project (ECP), in the Programming Models and Runtime (PMR) area. He serves as the General Co-Chair for ICPP 2021 and has served as the the chair of the Performance Measurement, Modeling, and Tools track at the SC17 conference. He received his B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering from IIT Bombay in 1991, and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer and Information Science from the University of Oregon in 1996 and 2001 respectively.