Parthasarathy Ranganathan

Parthasarathy (Partha) Ranganathan is currently an Engineering Fellow/VP at Google where he is the area technical lead for hardware and datacenters, designing systems at scale. Prior to this, he was a HP Fellow and Chief Technologist at Hewlett Packard Labs where he led their research on systems and data centers. Partha has worked on several interdisciplinary systems projects with broad impact on both academia and industry, including widely-used innovations in energy-aware user interfaces, heterogeneous multi-cores, power-efficient servers, accelerators, and disaggregated and data-centric data centers. He has published extensively (including being the co-author on the popular "Datacenter as a Computer" textbook) is a co-inventor on more than 100 patents, and his work has often been featured in the popular press, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, etc Partha is also active in teaching (most recently at Stanford) and mentoring (e.g., Google TechAdvisors) and is active in the broader community (most recently serving on the executive team for ACM SIGARCH and his local school district foundation). He has been named a top-15 enterprise technology rock star by Business Insider, one of the top 35 young innovators in the world by MIT Tech Review, and is a recipient of the ACM SIGARCH Maurice Wilkes award, Rice University's Outstanding Young Engineering Alumni award, and the IIT Madras distinguished alumni award. He is also a Fellow of the IEEE and ACM, and is currently on the board of directors for OpenCompute. (URL:

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