President at insideHPC
September 2010 - Present | Portland, OR
I acquired inside-HPC.com in 2010 and have since expanded my online publications to include inside-BigData, inside-Cloud, and inside-Startups. With over 25 years of HPC experience at Cray Research, SGI, and Sun Microsystems, many in the industry know me as ?the guy in the Red Hat.?
Social Media Manager at Supercomputing Conference Series
January 2008 - January 2011
Developed and implemented Social Media strategy to grow online community
for the ACM/IEEE Supercomputing conferences.
HPC Community Manager at Sun Microsystems
May 2000 - February 2010 | Hillsboro, OR
As Sun's HPC Community Manager, I ran the company's HPC events and social media efforts in High Performance Computing.
HPC Community Gangster at Sun Microsystems, Inc
May 2000 - January 2010
Responsible for growing the Sun HPC Community through the following initiatives:
* SC supercomputing conference series. Managed Sun's overall presence including 50x50 exhibit, communications, product launches, ancillary events, customer briefings, and Social Media. Produced nine consecutive shows for Sun, enabling the company to enjoy increasing success the HPC marketplace.
* ISC international conference for HPC. Managed Sun's overall presence including the exhibit, communications, product launch, ancillary events, customer briefings, and Social Media.
* Lustre User's Group. Organized logistics and video recording for this annual customer event.
* HPC Watercooler blog. Authored this top-10 blog at Sun, which grew in readership to thousands of page views per day thanks to over 1800 news stories published on a daily basis since 2005. As a
news source, articles on the Watercooler were often picked up by other publications.
Marketing Communications Manager at Cray Research
May 1986 - July 1998 | Minneapolis, MN
At Cray, I started in 1986 as a technical writer in Chippewa Falls and moved on to Marketing Communications in Eagan in 1991. From there, I moved on to manage the company's trade shows and video productions. I left in 1998 after SGI took over and went on to start my own video company called Red Beetle Communications.
Marketing Communications Manager at Cray Research/Silicon Graphics
January 1991 - January 1997
Produced multimedia projects, videos, trade shows, and ancillary events.
Also wrote video scripts and marketing collateral for supercomputing systems.
Technical Writer at Cray Research
January 1986 - January 1991
Wrote supercomputer diagnostic and site planning manuals.
President at inside-BigData.com
inside-BigData.com is a news outlet that distills news and events in the world of Big Data Analytics and presents them in bite-sized nuggets of helpfulness as a resource for IT professionals. As one reader said, we're reading the news so you don't have to!
President at insideHPC
Rich Brueckner is the owner and president of insideHPC, one of the largest and fastest growing news sites focused on the global HPC ecosystem.