San Jose, CA
Tasneem Brutch is a Sr. Manager at Samsung Electronics, in San Jose, CA. She holds a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from Texas A&M University, where she was a member of the Upsilon Pi Epsilon Honor Society. She was awarded a USENIX scholarship for her Ph.D. research in the area of security for mobile/distributed computing. Her Masters research was in multicore/parallel computing. She has over 16 years of industry experience. Prior to Samsung, she worked as a Sr. Architect at Intel Corporation, and as Sr. Security Software Design Engineer at Hewlett-Packard. At HP, she worked on the Host-Based Intrusion Detection System. At Intel, she was a Sr. Architect on a number of projects, including Intel Active Management Technology, Integrated Trusted Platform Module (iTPM), and Virtual TPM (vTPM). She also chairs the Parallel Software Tools and Tool Infrastructures (PSTI) Workshop with the International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP). In addition to conducting research related to mobile systems, multicore/parallel computing, physics engines, gaming, security and cloud computing, Tasneem chairs the Khronos WebCL working group, and is Samsung Electronics' representative to Khronos Board of Directors. She initiated and chaired Tool Infrastructure work group (TIWG) in the Multicore Association. In her spare time, she volunteers as an educator and as a corporate fundraiser.