Dr. Michael Stonebraker is an adjunct professor at MIT CSAIL and a database pioneer who specializes in database management systems and data integration.
Through a series of academic prototypes and commercial startups, Stonebraker’s research and products are central to many relational database systems. He has founded nine database startup companies (so far) over the last 40 years, an extraordinary achievement for a computer scientist. The nine startups include Ingres Corporation, Illustra, Paradigm4, StreamBase Systems, Vertica, VoltDB, Informix and Tamr, where he currently serves as CTO.
Michael Stonebraker was awarded the 2014 A.M. Turing Award (known as the “Nobel Prize of computing”) by the Association for Computing Machinery for his “fundamental contributions to the concepts and practices underlying modern database systems as well as their practical application through the start-ups he has founded.”
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2014 Turing Awardee