Marshall Peterson is an American engineer and entrepreneur. He is responsible for all local information technology at Janelia Farm, the research campus of the Howard Hughes Medical Center, including the design, implementation, and support of the scientific computing infrastructure. He has more than 20 years’ of IT experience, with 12 of these focusing on high-performance scientific computing, including designing missile guidance systems, acquiring and processing satellite data, and collecting and analyzing vast quantities of DNA sequences. He was the chief technology officer at the J. Craig Venter Institute and is also a former vice president for infrastructure technology for Celera Genomics, where he developed the computing infrastructure used to sequence and assemble the human genome.
Peterson is a co-founder of Intelligent Integration Systems, Inc.
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