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Muhammad Usman Karim Khan

International Business Machines (IBM)
Software Performance Analyst
Mr. M. Usman K. Khan received his Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Ph.D. in Computer Science from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany). During the course of his Ph.D., he was actively involved in R&D, and co-optimization and co-designing the software and hardware layers of next generation platforms. He has published his work in prestigious conferences and journals. Since Nov. 2015, Mr. Khan joined IBM as a Software Performance Analyst to explore the gains offered by IBM’s LinuxONE platform to the enterprise sector. He is involved in performance measurement and investigating efficient deployment models of enterprise/open-source workloads on Linux on Z (LoZ). His focus is to boost the performance of databases, web- and application-servers, while using the optimization opportunities provided by the underlying hardware (e.g., hardware-assisted compression).