Dr. Sameer Shende has helped develop the TAU Performance System, the Program Database Toolkit (PDT), the Extreme-scale Scientific Software Stack (E4S) [https://e4s.io] and the HPCLinux distro. His research interests include tools and techniques for performance instrumentation, measurement, analysis, runtime systems, HPC container runtimes, and compiler optimizations. He serves as a Research Associate Professor and the Director of the Performance Research Laboratory at the University of Oregon, and as the President and Director of ParaTools, Inc., ParaTools, SAS, and ParaTools, Ltd. He leads the SDK project for the Exascale Computing Project (ECP), in the Programming Models and Runtime (PMR). He received his B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering from IIT Bombay, and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer and Information Science from the University of Oregon.