addison snell

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Addison Snell is a veteran of the High Performance Computing industry and the co-founder and CEO of Intersect360 Research, now in its 15th year delivering forecasts and insights for high-performance markets.

He launched his company in 2007 as Tabor Research, a division of Tabor Communications. He brought the company independent in 2009 as Intersect360 Research together with his partner, Christopher Willard, Ph.D. Under his leadership, Intersect360 Research has become a premier source of market information, analysis, and consulting for the high-performance computing (HPC) and hyperscale industries worldwide. Addison is a frequent keynote speaker and panel moderator at industry events, has testified before the U.S.-China Economic & Security Review Commission Congressional Subcommittee, and was named one of 2010’s “People to Watch” by HPCwire.

Prior to Intersect360 Research, Addison was an HPC industry analyst for IDC. Addison originally gained industry recognition as a marketing leader and spokesperson for SGI’s supercomputing products and strategy.

Addison holds a master’s degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania.

Addison is a competent bridge player, an excellent Scrabble player, and a puzzle and game enthusiast, particularly word puzzles. In 2022 he achieved a life “bucket list” goal of constructing crosswords for the New York Times.