|Muli Ben-Yehuda||Mon Sep 19 18:36:02 2016|
Muli Ben-Yehuda is the CTO of LightBits Labs, a stealth-mode startup he co-founded in early 2016. He is a systems researcher and an expert in the area of machine and I/O virtualization. He holds an M.Sc. in Computer Science (summa cum laude) from the Technion -- Israel Institute of Technology and a B.A. (cum laude) from the Open University of Israel. From 2002 until 2012 he held senior research and managerial positions at IBM Research, where he was also an IBM Master Inventor. In 2013 he founded a boutique virtualization and cloud computing consulting company, Hypervisor Technologies and Consulting Ltd, that provided expert consulting services to select clients. From 2014 until 2016 he solved hard cloud computing problems as Stratoscale's Chief Scientist.
Muli has co-authored over forty academic publications and holds over thirty-five US patents in such areas as machine and I/O virtualization, cloud computing, and operating system and hypervisor design and implementation. His code and ideas are included in many operating systems and hypervisors, including the Linux kernel and the Xen and KVM hypervisors. His work on The Turtles Project: Design and Implementation of Nested Virtualization has won the prestigious OSDI Jay Lepreau Best Paper Award and the IBM Research Pat Goldberg Memorial Best Paper Award.