The Research Software Engineer CEO

What prompts a research software engineer to become a CEO?

Posted by @vsoch · 1 min read

2 July 2020

When you love technology regardless of the domain of science that is using it, it’s often challenging to find a niche in a traditional academic role. In this episode of RSE Stories, We talk to Joe Schoonover, the CEO of Fluid Numerics. Joe found himself in this exact position after graduate school and trying out a postdoc, and embarked on an adventure to start his own company. In this episode we discuss cloud vs. HPC, what it’s like to start your own company, and challenges in both of those spaces.

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RSE Phenotype

Joseph Schoonover created an RSE Phenotype, a simple plot to show the dimensions that help to define their work, and the communities they are defined for using the RSE Phenotype Generator