Amit Singh
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President & CEO
8/2011—currentosmeta, Mountain View, California
  • A significant endeavor…
Researcher, Manager
5/2006—8/2011Google, Mountain View, California
7/2003—5/2006IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, California

Programmed and did research-work on:

  • The first general-purpose use of motion sensors in mainstream computing
  • Database-backed end-user file system for Linux
  • “Unspoofable” secure communication in insecure environments
  • Autonomic security of managed networked systems
  • Simulation of disk drives with interesting properties
  • Trusted Computing
  • One-click migration of total system configuration across operating systems
  • Linux off (not on) the Apple iPod
  • Software Digital Rights Management (and not)
  • Strategy for Desktop Linux
Researcher, Manager
10/1999—7/2003Ensim, Sunnyvale, California


Member of Technical Staff
10/1998—10/1999Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey


  • Techniques for Quality of Service (QoS) in operating systems
  • QoS versions of protocols like NFS, FTP, and HTTP to provide QoS through hierarchical fair share schedulers for CPU, network bandwidth, and disk I/O
  • Extensions to network protocol stacks (such as the FreeBSD and Linux TCP/IP stacks) for QoS
5/1997—9/1998PC World Magazine, PC Quest Magazine
  • Wrote computing technology columns
Systems Manager
8/1996—6/1998Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi
  • Architected 3 laboratories in the Computer Science department
  • Integrated computer systems from Sun, Microsoft, Intel, Hewlett-Packard, and Cisco
  • Managed a state of the art computing laboratory, ensuring smooth operation of over 40 heterogeneous software and hardware systems


Mac OS X Internals: A Systems Approach (ISBN 0321278542), Addison-Wesley Professional, June 2006


A list of my publications


Some Patents