Anil Madhavapeddy, University of Cambridge
About the speaker
Anil Madhavapeddy is a University Lecturer at the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory in the Systems Research Group. He was on the original team that developed the Xen hypervisor, and directed the industry-leading XenServer cloud management toolstack that drives critical infrastructure for many Fortune 500 companies. Prior to obtaining his PhD in 2006 from the University of Cambridge, Anil had a diverse background in industry at NetApp, NASA and Internet Vision, is an active member of the open-source development community (e.g. with OCaml and the secure OpenBSD operating system), and is co-chair of the Commercial Uses of Functional Programming workshop. He currently directs the OCaml Labs group at Cambridge and is leader of the Mirage OS project at the Linux Foundation, which is a framework written from the ground up in the memory-safe OCaml functional language to build specialised, secure unikernels purpose-built for a multi-tenant cloud environment. He recently published "Real World OCaml" with O'Reilly, which has become a textbook on functional programming in several major universities.