Robert Grimm

Registered user since Sat 27 Sep 2014

Name: Robert Grimm

Bio: Robert Grimm works at a fintech startup in New York City. Previous industrial positions include Facebook, where he worked on the core Python runtime, and Goldman Sachs, where he worked on the company''s risk and trading platform. Before joining industry in 2013, Robert was an Associate Professor of Computer Science at New York University, researching how to leverage programming language technologies to make complex systems easier to build, maintain and extend. He received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Washington at Seattle in 2002. His honors include the Best Paper award at the 6th ACM International Conference on Distributed Event-Based Systems, a Junior Fellowship at NYU’s Center for Teaching Excellence, and an NSF CAREER award.

Country: United States

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Research interests: distributed systems, programming languages, interaction between technology and business, ethics


SPLASH 2020 Author of Technology Today: A Paucity of Integrity and Imagination within the REBASE-track
PLDI 2016 Committee Member in External Program Committee
SPLASH 2016 Speaker of Adventures in Software Evolution within the SPLASH-I-track
ECOOP 2015 Presenter of Nimble yet Systematic Trading within the Summer School-track
SPLASH 2014 Session Chair of Compilation Tools (part of OOPSLA)
Committee Member in Program Committee within the OOPSLA-track
SPLASH 2011 Committee Member in External Reviewers within the OOPSLA-track