Mendel Rosenblum

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Mendel Rosenblum
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Rosenblum at VMworld Europe 2008
Born 1962
Alma mater University of Virginia
University of California, Berkeley
Occupation Academic, businessman
Spouse(s) Diane Greene

Mendel Rosenblum (born 1962), is a professor of Computer Science at Stanford University and one of the co-founders of VMware.

Early life[edit]

Mendel Rosenblum was born in 1962. He graduated from the University of Virginia, where he received a bachelor of arts degree in Math. While at UVA, he was a member of Phi Sigma Kappa. At Stanford his research group developed SimOS.[1] He went on to earn a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of California, Berkeley.

Career[edit]

Rosenblum is a professor of computer science at Stanford University.[2]

Rosenblum is a co-founder of VMware.[3] He served as its chief scientist until his resignation on September 10, 2008, shortly after his wife Diane Greene was terminated as the company's CEO.[3]

Since 2008, Rosenblum is a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery[4] "for contributions to reinventing virtual machines",[5] and had previously received the ACM SIGOPS Mark Weiser Award (2002).[6]

References[edit]

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