Ash Vadgama

Deputy Director for Operations NQCC

NQCC Director for operations, Ash Vadgama has worked within High Performance Computing over 30 years for UK Government. Ash started his career as a computer scientist developing scientific software on early vector supercomputers, then lead early developments in secure Linux clusters, through to Petascale HPC systems and resilient facilities, whilst also collaborating with US national laboratories and other international partners. He later moved into Business Leadership, HPC programme and financial management. Today, his scientific interests include Artificial Intelligence, Exascale Technologies, Quantum Technologies, Quantum Computation & Algorithms and Cyber-Security. Ash holds degrees in Computer Science and Software Engineering