The HDF Group appoints Neil Fortner as Chief HDF5 Software Architect
We are excited to announce the appointment of Neil Fortner as the new Chief HDF5 Software Architect. Neil has worked for The HDF Group as a software engineer since 2008. While at The HDF Group, he focused his talents in storage and HPC on improving performance, expanding the features, and improving the maintainability of the HDF5 library. Neil has a proven history of quickly diving into and improving large, complex code bases.
As the Chief HDF5 Software Architect, Neil will develop detailed architectural designs for software solutions internally and for our consulting clients. He will be a mentor within the engineering team as we continue to grow.
Neil received his bachelor’s in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Maryland. In his spare time, he enjoys cycling, motorcycling, and teaching Boy Scouts about space exploration. Neil lives in Champaign, IL, with his family