Anish Das Sarma is currently a Senior Research Scientist at Google (since May 2010), before which he was a Research Scientist at Yahoo (August 2009-April 2010). Prior to joining Yahoo research, Anish did his Ph.D. in Computer Science at Stanford University, advised by Prof. Jennifer Widom. Anish received a B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay in 2004, an M.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University in 2006. Anish is a recipient of the Microsoft Graduate Fellowship, a Stanford University School of Engineering fellowship, and the IIT-Bombay Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma Gold Medal. Anish has written over 40 technical papers, filed over 10 patents, is associate editor of Sigmod Record, has served on the thesis committee of a Stanford PhD student, and has served on numerous program committees. Two SIGMOD and one VLDB paper co-authored by Anish were selected among the best papers of the conference, with invitations to journals.