Head of Product, Azure Confidential Computing (ACC)
Vikas Bhatia is the Head of Product for Azure Confidential Computing (ACC) and is responsible for designing products and services that organizations around the world leverage to ensure that their workloads are running confidentially on Azure by protecting data when in use. He leads a team responsible for products and services including confidential virtual machines, containers, and applications on confidential hardware across CPUs and GPUs. He is also responsible for services in Azure that leverage the confidential platform to themselves become confidential. Prior to this role, Vikas led the Product team for Project Rome in the Windows Developer Platform team. He has also done stints on Cloud Game Streaming, Xbox One and the C++ Compiler in DevDiv. Vikas has an MBA from the University of Washington, Foster School of Business and a MS in Computer Science from the University of Alabama.
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Confidential Computing Platform for Collaborative Analytics and AI.
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The end-to-end-encrypted instant messaging and SMS app.
Dr. Richard Searle
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Executive Chairman and co-founder of Databricks, Executive Chairman and co-founder of Anyscale
co-founder, board member Opaque Systems
Co-creator of Spark, the machine learning framework leveraged by MC2 open source project and Opaque Systems.
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Scalable Confidential Computing for end-to-end Cloud to Edge.
Broad community of open-source software, confidential computing, and Trusted Execution Environments.
Cloud data security and privacy solutions. Confidential computing platforms running on Trusted execution environments.