Friday, November 25, 2005

WSJ.com - Cray Co-Founder Joins Microsoft

WSJ.com - Cray Co-Founder Joins Microsoft "Burton Smith, co-founder and chief scientist at supercomputer maker Cray Inc., is leaving the company to join Microsoft Corp.
Mr. Smith, who is also a member of Cray's board, will resign from both the positions Dec. 7, according to a filing by Cray with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
In an attachment to the filing, Mr. Smith said he was leaving Cray for "a new and very different opportunity at Microsoft," but didn't say what role he would play there."

Required reading:
The Supermen : The Story of Seymour Cray and the Technical Wizards Behind the Supercomputer

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