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Anant Agarwal

Founder of Virtual Machine Works


Anant Agarwal is the CEO of edX, an online learning destination founded by Harvard and MIT. He has served as the director of CSAIL, MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, and is a professor of electrical engineering and computer science at MIT.

He was a founder of Tilera Corporation, which created the Tile multicore processor
He was a founder of Virtual Machine Works.

Agarwal holds a Ph.D. from Stanford and a bachelor’s from IIT Madras.