February 12, 2018 Nicole Hemsoth
Alex St. John is a familiar name in the GPU and gaming industry given his role at Microsoft in the creation of DirectX technology in the 90s. And while his fame may be rooted in graphics for PC players, his newest venture has sparked the attention of both the supercomputing and enterprise storage crowds—and for good reason.
It likely helps to have some notoriety when it comes to securing funding, especially one that has roots in notoriously venture capital-denied supercomputing ecosystem. While St. John’s startup Nyriad may be a spin-out of technology developed for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), the …Read more