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Thomas Phelan

Tom is an HPE Fellow. He joined Hewlett Packard Enterprise when BlueData, Inc. was acquired by HPE in November of 2018. Tom was the Co-Founder and Chief Architect of BlueData and led the team that developed the EPIC platform for automating and managing AI/ML/DL/Big Data containerized application clusters in a hybrid-cloud environment.

Prior to BlueData, he spent more than 25 years as a senior architect, developer, and team leader in the
computer software industry. He has a deep knowledge of storage and virtualization technologies. Earlier in his career, Tom was an architect for VMware where he designed the Pluggable Storage Architecture (PSA) for the ESX platform. Earlier still, Tom was a Principal Engineer at SGI and a member of the team that designed and developed the XFS file system.