Guillermo Marcus is a senior software engineer at NVIDIA at the intersection of graphics, communications, and machine learning. He is interested in systems engineering, software engineering and applied scientific computing with a focus on accelerated computing and application-specific accelerators. Before joining NVIDIA in 2013, he was a research scientist at the Univeristy of Heidelberg. He received the PRACE Award at ISC 2011. He has a Ph.D. (magna cum laude) from the Heidelberg University in Germany, a M.Sc. from Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey in Mexico (ITESM), and a Electronics Engineering degree from Simón Bolívar University (USB) in Venezuela.