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Irfan Ahmad

Redwood City, CA
Irfan Ahmad is a full-stack founder of two Silicon Valley startups. He loves new code smell and started developing with Scala back before it was cool. Prior to this, Irfan was at VMware hacking on hypervisors and at Transmeta working on the Crusoe software microprocessor.

Irfan is an inventor on more than thirty patents, has published at ACM SOCC, USENIX FAST, ATC and IEEE IISWC and has chaired HotStorage, HotCloud and VMware’s R&D Innovation Conference. Irfan serves on steering committees for USENIX HotStorage and HotCloud. Irfan earned his pink tie from the University of Waterloo.