Gregory Kurtzer

Chief Executive Officer

Kurtzer is a 20+ year veteran in Linux, open source, and HPC. He is well known in the HPC space for designing scalable and easy-to-manage secure architectures for innovative performance-intensive computing while working for the U.S. Department of Energy and holding a joint appointment to UC Berkeley. Kurtzer founded and led several large open source projects such as CentOS Linux, the Warewulf and Perceus cluster toolkits, the container system Singularity (now Apptainer), and most recently, the successor to CentOS, Rocky Linux.