Sandeep Singhal, PhD

1992 Hertz Fellow
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Sandeep Singhal is the Senior Director, AI Systems, at Meta. He leads the shared infrastructure for supporting ML training, model processing, and model serving.

He formerly led Meta’s Storage group with responsibility for the company’s systems supporting all consumer products, data analytics and AI, and backup and disaster recovery.

Sandeep formerly led Google’s Storage (blob, block, file, Kubernetes and hybrid storage, transfer appliance, Redis/Memcache) through a massive growth wave, supporting both Cloud customers and products such as YouTube and Photos. Previously, he was GM of Bing Maps and Local Search at Microsoft, responsible for engineering, sales, support, and industry partnerships for consumer, enterprise, developer, and ULTRACAM hardware business lines. Previously, he led the Internet Explorer web platform group (IE11) and the Windows Networking group (accomplishments included Hyper-V Network Virtualization, DirectAccess, Branch Cache).

Prior to Microsoft, Sandeep was co-founder and CTO of ReefEdge Networks, a pioneer in wireless LAN security, mobility, and management products. Sandeep was Chief Architect and Senior Technical Staff Member for IBM’s Pervasive Computing Division, responsible for IBM’s WebSphere Everyplace suite of mobile connectivity, middleware, server, and application products for enterprises and carrier customers. As a Research Staff Member for IBM’s T.J. Watson Research Center, Sandeep defined the role of real-time collaboration in the enterprise, leading to the Lotus Sametime product line. Sandeep began his career as a software engineer for NASA and IBM.

Sandeep serves on the External Advisory Board for the Johns Hopkins University Computer Science department. Sandeep has previously served on advisory boards for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the National Research Council, and European Commission defining long-term research direction in cloud computing, networked entertainment, and small businesses. He chaired numerous standards bodies, including within the Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) Forum. Sandeep’s credits include 78 issued patents and dozens of publications, including three books.

Sandeep holds M.S. and Ph.D degrees in Computer Science from Stanford University, as well as B.S. degrees in Computer Science and in Mathematical Sciences and a B.A. in Mathematics from Johns Hopkins University.

Graduate Studies

Stanford University
Computer Science
Effective Remote Modeling in Large-Scale Distributed Simulation and Visualization Environments

Undergraduate Studies

Johns Hopkins University