David Bader Joins IBM Technical Leadership Forum

May 3, 2007

(May 4, 2007) - What do Harley-Davidson, Lehman Brothers, eBay, Volkswagen, Electronic Arts, and Georgia Tech all have in common?  Each is a member of the highly-selective IBM Technical Leadership Forum, which is comprised of high-tech representatives from around the world who serve as an advisory board for IBM on information technologies.

College of Computing Associate Professor David A. Bader was selected as the first academic member of the IBM Technical Leadership Forum and attended the forum’s recent meeting held at the IBM Executive Briefing Center in Mainz, Germany, on May 3-4, 2007. The meeting included about 32 members of the forum as well as a dozen IBM VP’s, CTO’s, and Distinguished Engineers.

David A. Bader is an associate professor in the Computational Science and Engineering division of the College of Computing and is executive director of high-performance computing.

The IBM System Storage Executive Briefing Center specializes in storage and systems research and development.