Marc Simon

HPE - EMEA Supercomputing

HPC Technical Advisor


Master of Engineering in Technical computing and computer science (Polytech Paris), '88, Mr Marc Simon began his career as a developer of real-time simulators. He joined the service company Marben and worked for Thomson as a developer, Unix system programmer and project manager for real-time visual simulators. Between 1989 and 1992 he was part of the simulation team for the French Rafale airborne radar RBE2 as a developer of visual and real-time hardware in the loop simulations. In early 1993, he joined Silicon Graphics, world leader in high-end graphics solutions, as presales engineer, expert in visual simulation in real-time environment. Between 1995 and 1999, he was presales manager of the High-end graphics department where he contributed in designing and providing custom visual simulators for defense and automotive Industries. Between 2000 and 2010, he endorsed the role of Technical director for SGI In France in charge of presales teams for Graphics, HPC, enterprise servers and storage. He began the HPC technical in charge of large HPC procurement In Industry, research centers and higher education in France. In early 2011, he was Technical director for southern Europe at SGI, In charge of presales, professional services and delivery. He was appointed as Senior Principal System Engineer In 2012 and participate to future supercomputer design with the R&D team. Early 2016 he joined Atos as Global HPC presales manager, in charge of supporting worldwide HPC, Quantum and AI projects. He was also nominated Atos Senior Expert in 2017. Mid 2022 he joined the EMEA Supercomputing organization at HPE as HPC Technical advisor.