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Technical Fellow, CTO Information Services at Microsoft
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The University of Texas at Austin, Indian Institute of Technology Madras



Raghu Ramakrishnan got his B.Tech. from IIT Madras in 1983 and his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin in 1987. He has been a member of the Database Systems Group in the Computer Sciences Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison since 1987, and is a co-founder of the UW Data Mining Institute. In 1999, he founded QUIQ, a company that developed innovative collaborative customer support and knowledge management solutions used by companies such as Business Objects, Compaq, National Instruments, Network Appliances, Sun Microsystems, and others, and served as the Chairman and CTO until 2003, when QUIQ was acquired by Kanisa.

His research is in the area of database systems, with a focus on data retrieval and integration, analysis, and mining, and is often done in collaboration with researchers in industry. He led the CORAL project, which developed and distributed the CORAL deductive system, and contributed to... See More

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