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The official Jupyter Conference
August 22-23, 2017: Training
August 23-25, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Subbu Rama

Subbu Rama
CEO, Bitfusion

Website | @subburama

Subbu Rama is cofounder and CEO at Bitfusion, a company providing tools to make deep learning and AI application development and infrastructure management faster and easier. Previously, Subbu held various roles at Intel, leading engineering efforts spanning design, automation, validation, and postsilicon. He worked on Intel’s first integrated-graphics CPU, Intel’s first low-power CPU, Atom, and its SOC, high-performance microservers (Intel’s first initiative on microservers using low-power mobile phone processors), and Xeon servers. Subbu also led Dell Innovation Labs, driving innovation and skunk works, later overseeing numerous new strategic technology initiatives at the intersection of software and the cloud. There he built an engineering team from the ground up and launched Dell’s first cloud infrastructure marketplace.


1:50pm–2:30pm Thursday, August 24, 2017
Location: Murray Hill Level: Intermediate
Tim Gasper (, Subbu Rama (Bitfusion)
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Combined with GPUs, Jupyter makes for fast development and fast execution, but it is not always easy to switch from a CPU execution context to GPUs and back. Tim Gasper and Subbu Rama share best practices for doing deep learning with Jupyter and explain how to work with CPUs and GPUs more easily by using Elastic GPUs and quick-switching between custom kernels. Read more.