Bijit is a visionary, a natural problem-solver, a well-heeled computer scientist and software developer with 15+ years of experience in applied research in systems. His research experience spans from data management, secure data outsourcing and privacy-preserving data publishing to distributed systems, middleware technologies, and pervasive computing.
Bijit has always been interested in building security-risk management techniques and scalable cloud-based applications and systems. He has done pioneering work on the topic of “database as a service” that has been widely cited and has proven instrumental in setting the direction for broader research on secure outsourcing of data management both in academia and industry.
Bijit founded Garblecloud in 2013 upon realizing the immense opportunity given his background, to create something powerful and unique in the cloud data security and privacy arena. These days, he is also responsible for setting the direction of Garblecloud’s product portfolio and the primary developer of the core technology and intellectual property. He is the acting CTO for the company.
During his tenure in academic research, Bijit has over 25 publications in top-tier journals and conference proceedings that have been collectively cited more than 1200 times. He has served as an invited reviewer for numerous top-tier journals and been on the program committee for several IEEE and ACM conferences and workshops. He has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California Irvine and a Masters in Applied Statistics and Informatics from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B).