Steve Scott

Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, Cray Inc.; Former Chair of CS Board of Visitors

Seattle, WA

Steve Scott is a Technical Fellow and Corporate Vice President of Azure Hardware Architecture at Microsoft. A noted expert in high-performance computer architecture and interconnection networks, Steve holds 42 U.S. patents in the areas of interconnects, coherence mechanisms, synchronization, and parallel architectures. He received the 2005 ACM Maurice Wilkes Award and the 2005 IEEE Seymour Cray Computer Engineering Award, and is a Fellow of the ACM and the IEEE. Steve earned his BS in electrical and computer engineering, and his Masters and PhD in computer architecture, all from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Why I love Wisconsin CS:

The Wisconsin CS department somehow manages to combine a world-class faculty and educational experience with a downright friendly environment. Still feels like family more than 20 years out!