About Shahin Khan
A well respected industry figure, Shahin Khan is an active CxO, advisor, consultant, and technology analyst focused on IoT, Cryptocurrency, AI, and Quantum Computing. He serves on the board of directors of Wizmo (SaaS) and Massively Parallel Technologies (code modernization) and is an advisor to CollabWorks (future of work). He is co-host of the popular RadioFreeHPC (“Car Talk” of supercomputing), OrionX Download, and Afero IoT podcasts. He founded StartupHPC, a grass roots community for STEM- and HPC-inspired entrepreneurs.
A hands-on CMO and Product Marketing expert, Shahin has been CMO at Afero (IoT), Avni (cloud), DriveScale (composable infrastructure), 3Leaf Systems (big memory), ScaleArc (database infrastructure), EFI (print technologies), and Azul (Java systems). He was VP of Corporate Development, Intellectual Property, and Marketing at Silicon Graphics and served in executive positions at Sun Microsystems, including VP/GM of the HPC and Visualization products, Chief Competitive Officer, and VP of Product Marketing & Planning. He lived in the UK to lead European Marketing for FPS Computing before its acquisition by Cray Research. He started his career at IBM.
Shahin is a graduate of The Hun School of Princeton and Cornell University with Bachelor of Science and Master of Engineering degrees. He has been quoted or featured in the media including in the Wall Street Journal, San Jose Mercury News, Wired, BusinessWeek, InformationWeek, The Register, CRN, and Cnet.