|Pennsylvania State University, MS||1984|
|Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, B.Tech.||1979|
Amitabh Srivastava is President, Advanced Software Division at EMC Corporation. With revenues of $21.7 billion in 2012 and 60,000 people worldwide, EMC is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset—information—in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way.
In his role as President of EMC’s Advanced Software Division, Srivastava oversees all aspects of ASD’s business including product development, finance, marketing, sales, and product management. ASD is building innovative products that will help differentiate EMC storage products and expand them into new markets.
Srivastava has more than 28 years of experience in the industry.
Prior to joining EMC in April 2011, Srivastava was Senior Vice President of Server and Cloud Division at Microsoft Corporation, where he was responsible for Windows Azure and Windows Server products.
Before joining Microsoft in 1997, Srivastava was the Founder and Chief Technology Officer of TracePoint Technology Inc.
He started his career in research in 1984, working at Texas Instruments Research Labs in Dallas, Texas and Digital’s Western Research Labs in Palo Alto, California.
He holds 14 patents and has published a variety of papers. His paper on ATOM with Alan Eustace in PLDI 1994 received the Most Influential PLDI Paper Award in June 2005.
Srivastava earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India.
A Master’s Degree in Computer Science from Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.
The Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur awarded him a Distinguished Alumnus Award in 2004.
The Pennsylvania State University named him an Outstanding Engineering Alumnus in 2004 and inducted him as an Alumni Fellow in 2009.
Srivastava delivered the commencement address titled ‘Fourth and Goal’ in the College of Engineering graduation ceremonies at Pennsylvania State University in 2008.