Barry Bolding serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, responsible for Cray’s strategic planning and corporate development. Dr. Bolding was appointed vice president in 2009 and was responsible for product management, corporate and product marketing for high performance computing solutions, and storage and data management. Prior to 2009, he served as Cray’s director of product marketing, analyzing future products and developing long-term strategies. Over the course of his career, Dr. Bolding has worked with key customers in government, academia and commercial markets and held positions as a scientist, applications specialist, systems architect and presales product and marketing manager. He first joined Cray Research, Inc., in 1992 and later worked with Network Computing Services and IBM, returning to Cray in 1999. Dr. Bolding holds a B.S. in chemistry from the University of California, Davis and a Ph.D. in chemical physics from Stanford University.