Greg Keller, Co-Founder/Chief Executive Officer, R Systems NA, Inc.
Greg Keller co-founded R Systems as the Technical Principal and is the catalyst in the leadership team, working to make sure R-HPC and R Systems have the right hardware and software tools to meet the current and future needs of forward and value-edge researchers.
Prior to founding R Systems, Greg worked with Dell Computer, designing and deploying the fastest computers in the High Performance Computing world. In 2003, Dell and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications built Tungsten, the 4th fastest computer with the fastest File system in the world.
Greg graduated from Loyola University’s School of Business in 2000 with degrees in Business Administration and Strategic Management/Human Resources.
Brian Kucic, Co-Founder/Business Development Director, R Systems NA, Inc.
Brian Kucic’s vision was to establish a company that would better serve commercial and academic clients with their HPC needs. This vision led to the creation of a company—R Systems—that is dedicated to serving research partners in a demanding business environment.
Presently, as Business Principal, Brian is responsible for the management of all business activities related to sales, customer relations, and project contracts. Brian’s experience and management skills ensure that all business activities are targeted for results, added benefits, and performance reliability for all the clients that R-HPC and R Systems serves.
Prior to R Systems, Brian served as the Private Sector Program Director at The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois. From 1999-2003, Brian served as the Cray User Group Operations Chair. He currently serves on Microsoft’s Partner Advisory Board and on the Alliance for High Performance Digital Manufacturing (AHPDM) chaired by Intel’s Dr. Stephen Wheat.
Brian graduated from Western Illinois University’s School of Engineering in 1987 with a B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering.
David Johnson, Chief Financial Officer, R Systems NA, Inc.
David Johnson joined the R Systems ownership and management team in January of 2007 as the Financial Principal. He currently serves on the Board of Directors and serves as the company's Financial Officer. David is responsible for both the tactical and strategic funding of operations for both R-HPC and R Systems.
Prior to R Systems, David was Managing Director at HSBC USA in New York, managing a capital markets business with revenues of $120 million. He held similar positions at Barclays Capital and Merrill Lynch New York.
David graduated from the University of Virginia's McIntire School of Commerce in 1981 with a combined degree in Finance and Accounting.
Left to right; Greg Keller, Brian Kucic and David Johnson