“World Community Grid”

Viktors Berstis
IBM Master Inventor and Software Engineer

Wednesday, August 1, 2007
5:45 p.m. – Networking Reception
6:30 p.m. – Presentation

Viktors Berstis is a Senior Software Engineer at IBM and an IBM Master Inventor with over 150 US patents. He started programming computers in 1965 and his experience at IBM includes architecting the System/38 – AS/400, designing and developing various compilers, research on high-level automated integrated circuit design while at the TJ Watson Research Center, and OS/2. Currently he is the technical lead and scientist for World Community Grid, where he also helps researchers exploit grid computing in their projects. With degrees from the University of Michigan, he is a senior member of the IEEE. His hobbies include playing the piano, designing and building all sorts of electronic gadgets, 3D stereoscopic photography, radio controlled airplanes, cosmology and exploiting solar energy.

How you can help:
Donate the time your computer is turned on, but is idle, to projects that benefit humanity! World Community Grid provides the secure software that does it all for free, and you become part of a community that is helping to change the world!