Gil Bloch is an HPC and AI specialist with broad experience in fast interconnect technologies for clusters, datacenters and cloud computing. His current responsibilities include switch ASIC and systems architecture as well as in-network computing for HPC and machine learning. Before working on in-network computing, Gil had multiple engineering and architecture positions including network adapters ASIC design and architecture, RDMA offload ASIC and open source networking software for High Performance Computing (HPC). He is an author/co-author of multiple patents in the area of computer networks and network adapters. Gil holds a BSc degree in Electrical Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.