Steve Scott, Ph.D.
Azure Hardware Architecture at Microsoft
Steve Scott is a Technical Fellow and Corporate Vice President of Azure Hardware Architecture at Microsoft. He is responsible for driving the architectural vision and roadmap for Azure’s compute and AI infrastructure. Prior to joining Microsoft in 2020, Steve was SVP, Senior Fellow and CTO of the HPC and AI business at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and previously SVP and CTO of Cray Inc. Steve holds 42 US patents, and was the chief architect of several supercomputers and interconnects at Cray. He received the 2005 ACM Maurice Wilkes Award and the 2005 IEEE Seymour Cray Computer Engineering Award, and is a Fellow of the ACM and the IEEE. Steve earned a B.S. in electrical and computer engineering, and a Masters and Ph.D. in computer architecture, all from the University of Wisconsin Madison.