Steve Scott (computer architect)

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Scott, Steve
Residence U.S.
Alma mater University of Wisconsin–Madison
Known for Supercomputers
Scientific career
Fields computer scientist, and electrical engineer
Institutions Cray Research

Steve Scott is a computer architect who currently serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Cray Inc.[1] Scott was previously a Principal Engineer at Google [2] and the chief technology officer for Nvidia's Tesla business unit.[3] Scott was employed by Cray Research, Inc., Silicon Graphics, Inc., and Cray, Inc. from 1992 - 2011 (with a brief hiatus in 2005).[4]

He holds 27 patents.[5] In 2005 Scott received both the ACM Maurice Wilkes Award and the IEEE Seymour Cray Computer Engineering Award.[6]

Scott is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where he received a B.S. in electrical and computing engineering, an M.S. in computer science and a Ph.D. in computer architecture.[4] He resides in Seattle, Washington.


  1. ^ Cray Appoints Supercomputing Veteran Steve Scott to Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Cray Inc. Press Release (September 10, 2014)
  2. ^ HPC People on the Move: Steve Scott Leaves Nvidia for Google, HPC Insider (August 5, 2013)
  3. ^ Nvidia Builds A Dream Machine, Forbes Magazine (February 27, 2012).
  4. ^ a b Steven L. Scott,
  5. ^ Nvidia enlists Cray CTO for Tesla GPU assault, The Register (August 2011)
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