Director of the Scientific Networking Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California, and Director of the Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) at the US Department of Energy’s High-Performance Networking Facility
Greg Bell is Director of the Scientific Networking Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) in California, and Director of the Energy Sciences Network (ESnet), the US Department of Energy’s high-performance networking facility, engineered and optimized for large-scale science. Bell joined ESnet in 2010. Previously, he worked in Berkeley Lab’s IT Division as Chief Technology Architect, reporting to the CIO. Bell’s professional interests include advanced networking, security models for open science, collaborative tools, sustainable IT, cloud services, and high-performance computing. Prior to his work for the IT Division, Bell served as a network engineer for Berkeley Lab’s LBLnet Services Group. Before coming to Berkeley Lab, Bell managed a non-profit agency serving political refugees and served as an analyst for Amnesty International. Bell has a Ph.D. in English from UC Berkeley and an A.B. in English from Harvard College.