Geoff Ballew is a senior manager in the Tesla GPU Accelerated Computing group unit at NVIDIA, responsible for driving OEM and partner engagement for the Tesla GPU product line. With 20 years of experience in the electronics industry, Geoff joined NVIDIA in 1998 to drive product marketing for the original GeForce GPU product line, and later joined the Tesla group in 2007. Prior to NVIDIA, Geoff was a senior industry analyst with Gartner Group where he created two new research programs focusing on the semiconductor markets and devices in personal computers, leading each to over $1 million annual revenues. Geoff also served as engineer for two Silicon Valley startup companies. He holds a BS degree in industrial engineering from Stanford University.