Rosenblum at VMworld Europe 2008
Mendel Rosenblum is a professor of Computer Science at Stanford University, and one of the co-founders of VMware. Since 2008 he is a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery "for contributions to reinventing virtual machines", and had previously received the ACM SIGOPS Mark Weiser Award (2002). 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.
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.