Electrical & Computer Engineering, ENG
- 3 Cummington St
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Professor of the Practice, Electrical & Computer Engineering, College of Engineering
Director, Cloud Computing Initiative (CCI) [2012-present]
Orran Krieger is the founding director for the Cloud Computing Initiative (CCI) and project lead on the Massachusetts Open Cloud. He is a Faculty Fellow of the Hariri Institute for Computing, and a research professor in Boston University’s Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering. Before coming to BU, he spent five years at VMware as one of the lead architects of VMware’s IaaS cloud computing product. Krieger started and worked on vCloud development involving hundreds of developers distributed around the world. Prior to that he was a researcher and manager at IBM T. J. Watson for over a decade, leading the Advanced Operating System Research Department, with virtual employees spread from Texas to Australia. Orran did his PhD and MASc in Electrical Engineering at the University of Toronto.