Doug Burger is a Director in the Microsoft Research Technologies division. His interdisciplinary group focuses on building prototype systems, currently in the areas of datacenter architecture, silicon acceleration, new user experiences, user privacy, new device designs, and personalized services. Before joining Microsoft in 2008, he was a professor of Computer Science at the University of Texas at Austin. At Texas, he co-led the TRIPS project with Steve Keckler, which produced EDGE architectures, scalable core fusion, and NUCA caches. He is an ACM Fellow, an IEEE Fellow, an ex-athlete, and an avid father.