Sameer Shende serves as a Research Professor and the Director of the Performance Research Laboratory at the University of Oregon and the President and Director of ParaTools, Inc. He serves as the lead developer of the TAU Performance System, Program Database Toolkit (PDT), HPCLinux, and the Extreme-scale Scientific Software Stack (E4S.io). His research interests include software stacks, runtime systems, performance instrumentation, compiler optimizations, measurement, and analysis tools for HPC. He leads the SDK project for the Exascale Computing Project (ECP), in the Programming Models and Runtime (PMR) area. He has served as the General Co-Chair of the 50th International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP 2021) and the Technical Papers Vice-Chair for SC22 conferences.