Frank Baetke leads HPE’s worldwide business development activities for the academic and scientific research segment. In this function he is representing HPE in several institutions and organizations: He is member of the Board of HP-CAST, the world-wide HPC user group of HPE and a Fellow and Advisory Board member of the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) and a member of the Steering Committee of the Indian Supercomputing Conference HiPC. He holds a master degree in engineering and a Ph.D. (Dr.-Ing.) in Fluid Dynamics from the Technical University of Munich. He is a member of GI (German Society of Informatics), the Society of Astronomy, ACM, IEEE and the Max Planck Society.