Steve Scargall is a Persistent Memory Software and Cloud Architect at Intel® Corporation. He is responsible for supporting the enabling and development effort to integrate persistent memory technology into software stacks, applications, and hardware architectures. This includes Independent Software Vendors (ISV’s) with both proprietary or open source development, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), and Cloud Service Providers (CSPs). Steve received a B.Sc in Computer Science and Cybernetics from the University of Reading, UK where he studied Neural Networks, AI, and Robotics. He has over 19 years’ experience providing Solaris Kernel, ZFS and UFS Filesystem, Performance Analysis on x86 and SPARC, and DTrace debugging in enterprise and cloud environments during his tenure at Sun Microsystems and Oracle.