Nick Carriero came to the Simons Foundation in 2014 from Yale University, where he was a senior research scientist in computer science and co-director of the W.M. Keck Biotechnology Resource Laboratory’s high-performance computing resource. at the Yale School of Medicine. At the Keck lab, Carriero worked with information technology services to deploy Yale’s first high-performance computing resource devoted specifically to the life sciences. Additionally, he worked with researchers to develop efficient workflows for processing data on cluster computers, optimized existing software and wrote new software to support novel high-throughput sequencing applications. Carriero holds an M.S. in computer science from Stony Brook University and a Ph.D. in computer science from Yale University.