Catalog DNA: David Turek
Catalog DNA, a startup pursuing DNA data storage and computing technology, has named David Turek as CTO. He will oversee technical strategy, business development, and collaborations. Turek joins Catalog after 20 years at IBM, where he led commercialization of the Deep Blue supercomputer, which famously defeated chess legend Garry Kasparov in a series of matches held in 1997. Turek was also involved in creating IBM's Roadrunner and Blue Gene supercomputers.