H. Andrés Lagar-Cavilla

I am a software systems architect. I build systems and work on security, disaggregation, virtualization, memory management, operating systems, cluster computing, etc.

I am a Principal Engineer at Google, where I've worked since 2014. I lead platform security and platform systems software. I have led production kernel, memory management, the mitigation of Meltdown and Spectre, and GCE memory management.

I am a member of the OCP (Open Compute Project) Incubation Committe, representing the Security project.

I co-founded GridCentric Inc, a Toronto-based virtualization startup. I led the process of its acquisition in 2014.

I worked at AT&T Labs -- Research, from January 2010 to October 2011.

I earned the 2010 NSERC Doctoral Prize. I obtained the Eurosys 2009 Best Paper Award.

I have a Ph.D. and M.Sc. from University of Toronto, with Prof. Eyal de Lara.

My bachelors degree is from Universidad Nacional del Sur in Bahía Blanca, Argentina.

I have published a dozen top tier conference papers, and have been granted nine US patents. I was a recipient of an NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarship. I was granted an Inventor of the Year Award by the University of Toronto. In Argentina I obtained three awards due to my 10/10 GPA.