Neena Imam is the Director of Strategic Researcher Engagement (North and Latin Americas) at NVIDIA. Before NVIDIA, Neena served as a distinguished scientist and the Deputy Director of Research Collaboration in the Computing and Computational Sciences Directorate at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, performing research in extreme-scale computing. Neena holds a Doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, with Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in the same field from Case Western Reserve University and California Institute of Technology, respectively. Neena also served as the Science and Technology Fellow for Senator Lamar Alexander in Washington D.C. (2010-2012). Neena is a senior member of IEEE, served as an IEEE officer for multiple years, and is the founding Chair of ACM SIGHPC ASCAN (Accelerated Scalable Computing and ANalytics) chapter (Association for Computing Machinery (acm.org)).