Simon Collins

As a senior product manager at GE's Intelligent Platforms business, Simon Collins exercises his professional passion in identifying, understanding and solving customers’ problems, providing the spark and enthusiasm to bring the stakeholders together.  After earning his BSc in microelectronics and computing at University College of Wales and his MSc in advanced manufacturing systems and technology at the University of Liverpool, he joined Radstone Technology—subsequently acquired by GE—in 1997. He now has responsibility for a range of rugged video, graphics and GPGPU products.

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GTC15: They Keep Coming Back

A real mark of the interest we’re seeing in what we’re showing here on the GE booth at GTC is the number of return visitors we saw on the second day. They came and had a look around on the first day, and I’m guessing we piqued their imagination—perhaps over a beer in the bar that evening—and they came back to find out more. What we discovered is that, in many cases, they’ve been working on stuff in the benign environment of the lab, putting...


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GTC15: Get the Buzz

For me, the first day of NVIDIA’s GTC was great in many ways—not least of which was the amount of interest shown in what we’re doing with rugged implementations of NVIDIA’s technology by a whole range of industries. Almost without exception, they could see what we’re trying to do: make incredible amounts of processing power deployable into the smallest, harshest spaces. Those could be in mining or energy exploration or transportation or heavy...