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Christian Petersen

CXL Treasurer

Chris Petersen is a Hardware Systems Technologist leading hardware technology and roadmaps at Facebook. Chris has been designing and building servers, storage, and datacenter solutions for over 15 years. He has worked on a wide variety of architectures, including scale-up, scale-out, and accelerators. Chris is a board member of NVM Express, Inc, the organization that that developed the NVM Express specification for accessing SSDs on the PCIe bus. Additionally, he is a board member of Compute Express Link (CXL). He has evangelized both NVMe, storage, and accelerator solutions at multiple conferences, including the Open Compute Summit, Non-volatile Memories Workshop, and Flash Memory Summit. Before joining Facebook, he held engineering positions at Dell and HP.