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Klaus-Dieter Lange
SPEC Director

SPEC Board of Directors –> Klaus-Dieter Lange

Klaus-Dieter Lange has served on the SPEC board of directors since 2007. During this time, he has driven the acceptance of the SERT® suite into many government regulations, for example, the U.S. EPA Energy Star for Enterprise Server regulations, the Commission Regulation (EU) 2019/424 (aka Lot9), Japan METI Top Runner for Servers, and the ISO/IEC JTC1 SC39 21836:2020 International Standard. He is the founding chair of SPECpower Committee, which developed and maintains the SPECpower_ssj® 2008 benchmark, the SPEC PTDaemon® interface, the Chauffeur® Worklet Development Kit, and the SERT® suite. Klaus is a founding member of the International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE) and SPEC Research Group (RG) and has served on their steering committees since their inception in 2009 and 2011.

Prior SPEC Roles

Klaus is an award-winning author, publishing 20+ research papers and three books based on his work with SPEC benchmarks. He has served on the program committees of many conferences and workshops over the years and served on the selection committee for the SPEC Kaivalya Dixit Distinguished Dissertation Award in 2012, 2014, 2016, and 2017. Klaus also served as the General co-chair for the ICPE'14 in Dublin, as well as the SPEC Symposium 2016 Asia Summit in Beijing.

Industry Role

Klaus is a distinguished technologist for the CTO & Software Group at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), where he started his professional career in 1998. His focus is on workload optimization, compute performance, server efficiency, and the design of secure enterprise solutions. Klaus is HPE's primary SPEC representative to the Open Systems Group (OSG), High Performance Group (HPG) and Research Group (RG).