Srikanth Kandula is a principal researcher at Microsoft Research. His research interests span many aspects of networked systems including approximate analytics, datacenters, network management, diagnosis, applied statistical inference and security. He has published over 20 papers in top-tier venues such as SIGCOMM, NSDI, OSDI, SIGMOD and MobiSys. He is a winner of the MSR Goldstar award (2011) and an NSDI best student paper award (2005). He obtained his PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2008).