Per Nyberg is the marketing and business development director for the earth sciences segment at Cray. Since joining the company in 2002, he has been responsible for Cray’s worldwide strategic planning, business development and marketing for the earth sciences segment working extensively with leading weather and climate centers worldwide. He also participates in several key community initiatives exploring computational science approaches necessary to meet the needs of the scientific community. A recent effort has been working along with colleagues from centers including the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M), the German Climate Computing Center (DKRZ) and the University of Minnesota to explore the use of the advanced data analytics, complex networks and semantic technologies in Climate Knowledge Discovery. Per also leads the Cray Center of Excellence for Earth System Modeling located in Seoul, Korea. Prior to joining Cray, he worked for 12 years in NEC Corp’s high performance computing business in Canada, United States and Australia, in roles ranging from software engineering to business development.