Williams, Ian - Director of Applied Engineering, NVIDIA


Ian Williams is currently Director of Applied Engineering within NVIDIA’s Professional Solutions Group. Within the Applied Engineering team he has been closely involved in the design and development of many of NVIDIA’s Industry focussed professional solutions.

Prior to NVIDIA he worked for 8 years at Silicon Graphics in various technical roles within Application Engineering and the Desktop Product Group. Prior to Silicon Graphics, he worked at Rolls Royce Commercial Aerospace developing applications to numerically simulate manufacturing processes.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Science and Technology from Loughborough University (UK) as well as a Masters of Business Administration from Pepperdine University (CA, USA). He is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer with the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (UK) and throughout his
career has been awarded several patents.

For the past 9 years he has been Chairman SPEC/GPC committee which is part of the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation and responsible for developing the industry wide SPECViewperf benchmark.

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