Margo Seltzer - Architect
Margo Seltzer was a founder and CTO of Sleepycat Software, the
makers of Berkeley DB, and is now an Architect at Oracle Corporation.
She is also the Herchel Smith Professor of Computer Science in
the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Her research
interests include provenance, file systems, databases, transaction
processing systems, and applying technology to problems in healthcare.
She is the author of several widely-used software packages including
database and transaction libraries and the 4.4BSD log-structured file
is currently the President of the USENIX Association and a member of
the Computing Research Association's Computing Community Consortium.
She is a Sloan Foundation Fellow in Computer Science, an ACM Fellow,
a Bunting Fellow, and was the recipient of the 1996 Radcliffe Junior
Faculty Fellowship. She is recognized as an outstanding teacher and
mentor, having received the Phi Beta Kappa teaching award in 1996,
the Abrahmson Teaching Award in 1999, and the Capers and Marion McDonald
Award for Excellence in Mentoring and Advising in 2010.
Dr. Seltzer received an A.B. degree in Applied Mathematics from
Harvard/Radcliffe College in 1983 and a Ph. D. in Computer Science from
the University of California, Berkeley, in 1992.