Theo Schlossnagle

ACM Distinguished Speaker; Founder & CTO

"Theo Schlossnagle has been architecting, coding, building, and operating scalable systems for 20 years. As a serial entrepreneur, he has founded four companies and helped grow countless engineering organizations.

After earning undergraduate and graduate degrees from Johns Hopkins University in computer science, Theo went on to research resource allocation techniques in distributed systems during four years of post-graduate work. In 1997, Theo founded OmniTI, which established itself as the go-to source for organizations facing the most challenging scalability, performance and security problems. Theo founded Circonus in 2010, and continues to be its principal architect.

A widely respected industry thought leader, Theo is the author of “Scalable Internet Architectures” (Sams), a contributor to “Web Operations” (O’Reilly) and “Seeking SRE” (O’Reilly), and a frequent speaker at worldwide IT conferences. Theo is a member of the IEEE and a Distinguished Member of the ACM. He serves on the ACM Practitioners Board and as co-chair of ACM Queue and holds the elected position of ACM Member at Large (2018-2022)."

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