Portrait of Victor Bahl

Victor Bahl

Technical Fellow & Chief Technology Officer, Azure for Operators


I have moved to Azure as TF & CTO of AFO, a newly formed business adventure within Microsoft. You can read my short LinkedIn post about this (I wrote it for colleagues, friends & family.) I haven’t had the time to update these pages but will do so soon.

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I have one of the best jobs in the industry – pursuing un-tethered research, setting the vision, shepherding brilliant researchers and helping shape Microsoft’s long-term strategy through research, industry partnerships, and associated policy engagement with governments and research institutions around the world.

I pursue research in a variety of topics including: 5G (converging cloud & communications industries), edge computing, live video analytics, mobile computing, wireless systems, cloud services and data center networking & management. Over my career I have built a number of seminal and highly-cited systems, published prolifically in top computer science conferences and…