Richard (Rick) F. Rashid is currently in charge of oversight for Microsoft Research's worldwide operations, Richard (Rick) F. Rashid previously served as the director of Microsoft Research, focusing on operating systems, networking and multiprocessors. In that role he was responsible for managing work on key technologies leading to the development of Microsoft Corp.'s interactive TV system and authored a number of patents in areas such as data compression, networking and operating systems. Rashid was promoted to vice president of Microsoft Research in 1994, and then to senior vice president in 2000.
Before joining Microsoft in September 1991, Rashid was professor of computer science at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). After becoming a CMU faculty member in September 1979, he directed the design and implementation of several influential network... See More