Alex LarzelereAlex Larzelere

Alex Larzelere has over 30 years of leadership experience in developing and executing programs ranging from U.S. Coast Guard operations to the development of advanced modeling and simulation capabilities for nuclear energy. This experience has been marked by success in the ability to identify problems of national significance, create a vision to address the issue, build a team to execute the vision, and then marshal the resources (people, money, time) necessary for success of these ventures. His specialties include: High Performance Computing, Advanced Modeling and Simulation, Energy Security, Program Development and Management.

Alex Larzelere previously worked for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) where he served in a variety of positions. These ranged from Co-Chair to the Advanced Computing Tech Team to the Federal Director of the Nuclear Energy Modeling and Simulation Energy Innovation Hub. Alex was involved with the start-up of the DOE Accelerated Strategic Computing Initiative (ASCI) that was part of the U.S. response to the nuclear weapons Comprehensive Test Ban by creating unprecedented levels of modeling and simulation capabilities. Mr. Larzelere also has experiences in the private sector where he worked for SAIC as the Executive Director for Advanced Computing. While at SAIC, he was the technical director of a team that developed a system of systems design to recapitalize the off-shore assets for the U.S. Coast Guard. Alex also founded and operated a small system engineering company known as Exagrid Engineering. Alex is a graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and served 10 years as a commissioned officer on three cutters and in three operations centers. He is also the author of "Delivering Insight, The First Ten Years of the Accelerated Strategic Computing Initiative (ASCI)."