About Devito Codes Ltd

Devito Codes Ltd is the commercial arm of the open-source platform Devito. Products and services include:

  1. Retainer Devito Support Agreements
  2. Performance optimisation for client computer architectures, clusters and Cloud.
  3. Bespoke software development projects.
  4. DevitoPro - application specific plugins.
  5. SaaS and PaaS on Cloud.

Board of directors

Gerard Gorman, CEO and founder.

Gerard GormanGerard has a PhD in computational physics from Imperial College London where he is currently a Reader and the Principle Investigator of the Devito research team and open source consortium at Imperial College London. He has more than 20 years experience in high performance computing, numerical modelling, inverse problems, code generation and compilers.

Fabio Luporini, CTO and founder.

Fabio LuporiniFabio has a PhD in Computer Science from Imperial College where he worked on compiler technologies for mathematical modelling software - specifically floating point reduction algorithms and data locality optimisations for finite-elements within the open source software Firedrake. Fabio is the lead software architect of Devito and has more than 8 years experience working on the boundaries between computer science, high-performance computing and mathematical modelling. </p>

Paul Holzhauer, Director of Business Development and Strategy

Paul Holzhauer Paul Holzhauer is responsible for developing the business strategy for Devito Codes, Ltd. Previously he developed and led the Nvidia Oil and Gas Team to help the industry and geoscientists to do more science for the 13 years prior to joining Devito Codes, Ltd. Paul has spoken around the world at conferences on the application of GPU technology to extracting value from seismic data in order to reduce uncertainties, to improve the accuracy of reservoir predictions, and to mitigate the risk associated with expensive drilling and production activities. Prior to Nvidia, he held various positions at AMD, Halliburton, EDS, and a few startups, as well as working 15 years at Sun Microsystems, all spent developing the oil and gas market. He began his career as an ALC programmer for a utility company, and thereby quickly understood the potential value of computing. He holds a B.S. in Quantitative Mathematics from the University of Houston.