Mendel Rosenblum

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Rosenblum at VMworld Europe 2008

Mendel Rosenblum is a professor of Computer Science at Stanford University,[1] and one of the co-founders of VMware.[2] Since 2008 he is a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery[3] "for contributions to reinventing virtual machines",[4] and had previously received the ACM SIGOPS Mark Weiser Award (2002).[5] He holds a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of California, Berkeley and BA in Math from the University of Virginia. While at UVA, Mendel Rosenblum was a member of Phi Sigma Kappa. At Stanford his research group developed SimOS.[6]

On September 10, 2008, Rosenblum resigned from VMware where he was the company's chief scientist after his wife Diane Greene was terminated as the company's CEO.[2]


  1. ^ "Stanford School of Engineering - Personnel Profile". 1969-12-31. Retrieved 2011-12-16. 
  2. ^ a b "VMware loses Mendel Rosenblum, co-founder and husband of fired CEO Diane Greene". 2008-09-10. Retrieved 2011-12-16. 
  3. ^ "ACM Fellows". Retrieved 2011-12-16. 
  4. ^ "ACM: Fellows Award / Mendel Rosenblum". Retrieved 2011-12-16. 
  5. ^ "Mark Weiser Award". SIGOPS. Retrieved 2011-12-16. 
  6. ^ "VMware Leadership". Retrieved 2011-12-16.