Steve Scargall is a Persistent Memory Software and Cloud Architect at Intel® Corporation. He wrote the “Programming Persistent Memory: A Comprehensive Guide for Developers” book and 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 support and development of the Solaris Kernel, ZFS and UFS file systems, and Performance Analysis on x86 and SPARC using DTrace debugging in enterprise and cloud environments during his tenure at Sun Microsystems and Oracle. Steve now focuses on persistent memory on Linux.