Samartha (Sam) Chandrashekar works in the hypervisor team at Microsoft. His work is focused on security functionality, support for Linux and FreeBSD guests, support for new processor functionality and architectures, and Hyper-V on Windows client SKUs. In the past, he has worked on functionalities such as virtual fiber channel, online resize of virtual hard disks, inbox driver certification, telemetry collection and automatic license activation for virtual machines running on Hyper-V. Sam holds a master’s degree from Carnegie Mellon University. He has worked on automatic parallelization tools in the supercomputing space at IBM and electronic trading at Morgan Stanley prior to his tenure at Microsoft. He enjoys traveling to new places and is addicted to trivia.