Udi Manber at the 2005 Where 2.0 Conference
University of Washington
University of Arizona
|Thesis||Concurrency Control for Dynamic Data Structures and Fault Tolerance (1982)|
|Notable awards||Presidential Young Investigator Award|
He earned both his bachelor's degree in 1975 in mathematics and his master's degree in 1978 from the Technion in Israel. At the University of Washington, he earned another master's degree in 1981 and his Ph.D. in computer science in 1982.
He has won a Presidential Young Investigator Award in 1985, 3 best-paper awards, and the Usenix annual Software Tools User Group Award software award in 1999. Together with Gene Myers he developed the suffix array, a data structure for string matching.
He became the chief scientist at Yahoo! in 1998.
In 2002, he joined Amazon.com, where he became "chief algorithms officer" and a vice president. He later was appointed CEO of the Amazon subsidiary company A9.com. He filed a patent on behalf of Amazon. In 2004, Google even promoted sponsored listings for its own recruiting whenever someone searched for his name on Google's search engine.
- Manber, U.; Myers, G. (1993). "Suffix Arrays: A New Method for On-Line String Searches". SIAM J. Comput. 22 (5): 935–948. doi:10.1137/0222058.
- Manber, Udi (1989). Introduction to algorithms: a creative approach. Addison-Wesley. ISBN 0-201-12037-2.
- US 7287042 "Search engine system supporting inclusion of unformatted search string after domain name portion of URL" oldest priority March 3, 2004
- Manber, Udi (2007-12-13). "Encouraging people to contribute knowledge". Official Google Blog. Google. Retrieved 2008-04-23.
- Claburn, Thomas (2010-10-14). "Google's Marissa Mayer Gets New Job Description". Information Week. Retrieved 2010-10-14.
- D'Onfro, Julian (October 3, 2014). "Meet The Superstar Team Of Google Veterans Who Are Changing YouTube". Retrieved October 4, 2014.
- IT Conversations podcast about Google search