John Ousterhout is Founder and Board Chairman of Electric Cloud, Inc. He is also the creator of the Tcl scripting language and is well known for his work in distributed operating systems, high-performance file systems, and user interfaces.
Prior to Electric Cloud, John was Founder and CEO of Scriptics Corporation (acquired by Interwoven (IWOV)), Distinguished Engineer at Sun Microsystems (SUNW), and Professor of Computer Science at U.C. Berkeley.
John holds a BS degree in Physics from Yale University and a PhD in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University. He is a Member of the National Academy of Engineering and has received numerous awards, including the ACM Software System Award, the ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award, the National Science Foundation Presidential Young Investigator Award, and the U.C. Berkeley Distinguished Teaching Award.