Jean-Philippe (J.P.) is Chief System Architect at Cerebras Systems. Before co-founding Cerebras, J.P. was Senior Hardware Architect at rack-scale flash array startup DSSD (acquired by EMC). Prior to DSSD, J.P. was Lead System Architect at SeaMicro where he designed three generations of fabric-based computer systems. Earlier in his career, J.P. was Director of Hardware Engineering at Alcatel-Lucent and Director of Hardware Engineering at Riverstone Networks. He holds an MS in Electrical Engineering from École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland, and has authored 24 patents.