Ratul Mahajan is the CEO and co-founder of Intentionet and an Affiliate Professor at the University of Washington. From 2005-2017, he was a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Washington in 2005 and his B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.
He has helped develop several technologies in the areas of software-defined networking, network verification and debugging, and network telemetry that power the world’s largest networks. He has published over 75 papers in top conferences in these and other areas.
He has been recognized as ACM Distinguished Scientist and ACM SIGCOMM Rising Star and has been awarded the ACM SIGCOMM Test of Time award, the IEEE William R. Bennett prize, and Microsoft Research Graduate Fellowship.