Academic Research Lead

Boston Area, MA, US

Victor is leading VMware Academic Research Programs in the areas of Networking, Distributed Systems, Performance and Sustainability.

Victor is directing research engagements with academic research groups and fostering collaboration with internal research teams and product groups. He is the recipient of the ACM SIGCOMM Test of Time Award 2008 and ACM SIGMOBILE Test of Time Award in 2018. Victor pioneered practical Network Coding and co-authored IETF Differentiated Services standards. He was founding co-chair for the IRTF Building Differentiated Services and for the IRTF Network Coding Research Groups. Previously, Victor was Fellow, Senior Principal Scientist and Manager of the Networking, Communication and Distributed Systems Research Group at BAE Systems. Before that, he led the Performance Engineering Center at Nortel Networks and Bay Networks. He received his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.