|Hebrew University Leaders in Technology|
Prof. Yechiam Yemini, Ph.D, is Cofounder of VMTurbo, Inc and serves as its Chief Scientific Advisor. Prof. Yemini serves as Treasurer of Intercast Networks Ltd. He is a co-founder of Comverse Technology, Inc., and Arootz Technologies Ltd. (now known as Intercast Networks Ltd). He is Cofounder of System Management Arts (SMARTS), acquired by EMC in 2005. Prof. Yemini has served as a director and advisory board member of several high-tech companies and venture funds, and as a member of several government technology commissions and working groups. He is also a professor of Computer Science at Columbia University, where he has led research of networked systems. and he founded and directs the Distributed Computing and Communications (DCC) lab. He serves as Director at Cubic-C Ltd., and was employed at Comverse Technology, Inc. He authored over 200 publications and 15 patents, and lectured widely in these areas. Technologies created at his lab have been widely exported to thousands of sites and commercialized by several companies.
He received a Bachelor’s (’72) and Master’s degree (’74) in mathematics from The Hebrew University. He earned a Ph.D in Computer Science from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1978.