Author : Frederic Van Haren

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Frederic Van Haren is the Chief Technology Officer @HighFens. He has over 20 years of experience in high tech and is known for his insights in HPC, Big Data, and AI from his hands-on experience leading research and development teams. He has provided technical leadership and strategic direction in the Telecom and Speech markets. He spent more than a decade at Nuance Communications building large HPC and AI environments from the ground up and is frequently invited to speak at events to provide his vision on the HPC, AI, and storage markets. Frederic has also served as the president of a variety of technology user groups promoting the use of innovative technology. As an engineer, he enjoys working directly with engineering teams from technology vendors and on challenging customer projects. Frederic lives in Massachusetts, USA but grew up in the northern part of Belgium where he received his Masters in Electrical Engineering, Electronics, and Automation.

Unlocking the potential of AI Solutions @ Discover 2022

Frederic Van Haren
For the last few years, we have had to enjoy HPE Discover from the comfort of our homes. This year we are back in Las Vegas for HPE Discover 2022, as the "Edge-to-Cloud" conference. However,...

Democratization of AI in the Enterprise

Frederic Van Haren
The democratization of Artificial Intelligence (AI) makes it easier for organizations to transform their business with AI. It wasn't that long ago that applying AI to transform a business required a lot of technical expertise...

What makes HPE servers with the latest Intel Xeon platform ideal for AI workloads?

Frederic Van Haren
On April 6th, 2021, Intel announced a new Xeon platform as the "only data-center processor with Built-in AI acceleration". It will bring Artificial Intelligence (AI) everywhere, from the Edge to the Cloud. This blog looks...

Conversational AI with Transfer Learning

Frederic Van Haren
Introduction I recently joined Stephen Foskett from Gestalt IT on a video podcast to discuss “Improving AI with Transfer Learning”. This podcast is part of a series of podcasts on “Utilizing AI”. The series focuses...

Virtual Automotive Assistants

Frederic Van Haren
Introduction We recently designed and deployed an Artificial Intelligence (AI) solution for an automotive customer based on our many years of experience building sizeable High-Performance Computing (HPC) clusters for AI. The proposed data-centric architecture heavily...

AI: Living on the Edge

Frederic Van Haren
Every day, new users join a growing group of consumers of Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications. Innovative applications such as voice assistants, self-driving cars, smart cities are all contributing to the democratization of AI. The amount...