Siamak Tavallaei is the Chief Systems Architect at Google Systems Infrastructure where he drives the architecture and productization of CXL-enabled solutions. His current focus is the optimization of large-scale, mega-datacenters for general-purpose and tightly-connected accelerated machines built on co-designed hardware, software, security, and management. He joined CXL effort as a founding member and co-chair of Technical Task Force (TTF). In 2016, he joined Open Compute Project (OCP) as a co-lead of Server Project and now as the Incubation Committee member where he drives open-sourced modular design concepts for integrated hardware/software solutions. His experiences as a Principal Architect at Microsoft Azure’s Hardware Architecture team, a Distinguished Technologies at HP, a Principal Member Technical Staff at Compaq, and his contributions to industry collaborations such as EISA, PCI, InfiniBand, and PCIe give Siamak a broad understanding of requirements for the Enterprise, Hyperscale, and Edge datacenters for industry-wide initiatives.