Krishnaram Kenthapadi

Krishnaram Kenthapadi is a Staff Software Engineer and Applied Researcher at LinkedIn in Mountain View, California. Previously, he was a Researcher at Search Labs, Microsoft Research Silicon Valley. He graduated with a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Stanford University in 2006, under the supervision of Professor Rajeev Motwani. Before joining Stanford, he received his Bachelors degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology-Madras.

Krishnaram's expertise is in the areas of algorithms for large datasets and graphs, data mining, web search, information retrieval, social network analysis, computational education, and privacy. He has 13+ years of experience (including 8+ years in industry after his PhD), working on challenging problems in these areas, resulting in product impact through technology transfers. He has collaborated with over 40 people with diverse backgrounds and interests and mentored 14 summer interns, resulting in 34 publications and 17 filed patents in his fields of interest. He received the Best Student Paper award in the SODA 2006 conference. His WWW 2009 paper was nominated for the Best Paper Award.

Research Algorithms for Large Datasets and Graphs, Data Mining, Web Search, Information Retrieval, Social Network Analysis, Computational Education, Privacy.

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Phone: (650) 804-2502 (cell)
Email: kngk [at], kngk [at]

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