Friday, December 2, 2011


                                            IDENTIFY THE PERSON

                                                  answer added on 7/12/2011
Andrew Herbert
Andrew James Herbert  is a British computer scientist, formerly Chairman of Microsoft Research, for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region.

Herbert received a BSc in computational science from the Leeds University in 1975, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Cambridge University in 1978 for his work on "A Microprogrammed Operating System Kernel".

In 1978 he started working at the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory as assistant professor under Maurice Wilkes and Roger Needham in the Computer Laboratory worked with others on the "Cambridge Model Distributed System". In 1985 he left Cambridge to found his own contract research company (Architecture Projects Ltd - APM Ltd), which led projects to develop ANSA, the Advanced Network Systems Architecture

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