Simon Crosby, Ph.D., is CTO at SWIM.AI, an edge intelligence software vendor that focuses on edge-based learning for fast-data. He co-founded Bromium in 2010, and now serves as a Strategic Advisor. Previously, he served as the Chief Technology Officer of Data Center and Cloud Division at Citrix Systems. Simon founded XenSource, Inc. and held the position of Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development. Prior to XenSource, he was a Principal Engineer at Intel.
Simon is an Equity Partner at DCVC, serves on the board of Cambridge in America, and an investor in and advisor to numerous startups. He served as a Faculty Member at Cambridge University, UK, where he led the research on network performance and control and multimedia operating systems. Simon is the author of 35 research papers and patents on a number of data center and networking topics including security, network and server virtualization, and resource optimization and performance.
He holds a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Cambridge, an MSc from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, and a BSc (Hons) degree in computer science and mathematics from the University of Cape Town, South Africa.