Brandon Rubenstein

Director, Mechanical, Power, and Thermal Engineering
Microsoft

Brandon Rubenstein is currently the Director of Mechanical, Power, and Thermal Engineering for Microsoft Azure’s Cloud Server Infrastructure group.  His team is responsible for providing the compute infrastructure at Hyperscale on which Microsoft’s business and cloud based platforms operate, mainly focusing on integration, cost, and efficiency.  Brandon was the architect and lead designer for the mechanical and thermal systems for Microsoft’s current cloud server product, which is also known within the Open Compute Project as Opencloud Server.  He designed the thermal solution for the first generation of Microsoft Surface tablet products.  Before joining Microsoft, Brandon was the lead thermal engineer for Hewlett Packard’s Enterprise Server Group, developing mechanical and thermal solutions for four generations of Hewlett-Packard’s Enterprise server products over 10 years.