Sean Hefty has 24 years of industry experience at Intel, focused on high-performance networking. He was involved in InfiniBand at its inception, and is a long time contributor and maintainer of OpenFabrics software, both for Linux and Windows systems. He is the lead architect and maintainer behind Open Fabrics Interfaces' libfabric. In addition to working at Intel, he taught at Oregon Tech as adjunct faculty for 15 years, focusing on database systems, computer networking, and information technology. He holds advanced degrees in computer science and mathematics, and plays kazoo in a heavy metal band.