Kong Zhao is a principal solution architect at NVIDIA. He provides technical thought leadership and architecture guidance. He conducts PoC for both NVIDIA and AWS customers to meet their AI and HPC requirement by developing, optimizing, and deploying GPU-accelerated solutions in the cloud. His core areas of focus are GPU-related cloud architecture, HPC, machine learning, and analytics. Previously, Kong worked as a senior solution architect at AWS, an architect atEquinix for Cloud Exchange, and a product manager at Cisco.