Gerald Luiz has been at NVIDIA for more than 5 years and is a Principal Architect in the GPU division. He focuses on modeling and evaluation of next generation architectures. He first became involved in the blending of computing and graphics at Ardent Computer, a pioneer of what we would call visual computing today, and continued in related work at Hewlett-Packard working on PA-RISC. He also has a diverse background from holding titles of CTO and Chief Systems Architect for companies spanning enterprise back office software systems to network content processing appliances.
Gerald is married with two children and plays a soccer dad on the weekends. He enjoys working with his hands and remodeled his own house inside and out. When not at the soccer field, you can find him working on or racing cars on the weekend.