Principal Researcher

Palo Alto, CA, US

I am interested in both practice and theory of distributed systems.


Marcos K. Aguilera received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Cornell University in 2000. His work spans both the theoretical foundations of distributed computing and the practical applications of distributed systems. He has worked as a researcher at Compaq's Systems Research Center, HP Labs, and Microsoft Research Silicon Valley. He has chaired or co-chaired the program committees of OSDI 2022, FAST 2021, OPODIS 2014, DISC 2012, ICDCN 2011, and LADIS 2010.


  • Program co-chair for USENIX Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation (OSDI 2022)
  • Program co-chair for USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST 2021)