Pratap Subrahmanyam joined VMware in 2000 and has been a key player in the company’s virtual machine monitor group. Subrahmanyam was recognized for his technical leadership and major contributions to the company in 2013, when he was appointed as a VMware Fellow. Previously a principal engineer at VMware, Subrahmanyam has contributed to the design of the MMU virtualization, performance improvements, paravirtual interfaces design principles, and more recently symmetric multiprocessor fault tolerance for virtual machines. He has earned 26 issued patents, 21 of which were earned while at VMware.
Prior to VMware, Subrahmanyam worked on code generation and low level optimization techniques for the PA-RISC and the IA-64 processor architectures in the California Language Lab at Hewlett Packard. He received his bachelor of technology from the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras, India, and holds a master’s degree in computer science from the State University of New York at Buffalo.