Ion Stoica



Ion Stoica has made seminal contributions to computer networking and cloud computing, in four core areas: internet QoS (his development of SCORE and HFSC); distributed hash tables (i3 and Chord); data processing (Spark and BDAS), and large case machine learning systems (Ray). In all four areas, he provided breakthroughs that have been widely adopted in the communications and computer industries. He co-founded companies that have had a major impact on today’s technology including: Conviva, online video services); Databricks and Anyscale, both commercialize Apache Spark and Ray open-source framework developed inside UC Berkeley labs that were co-led by Stoica.

An IEEE Senior Member, Stoica is a Professor in the Computer Science Division, Xu Bao Chancellor Chair at University of California, Berkeley, California, USA.