Krishnaram Kenthapadi is a Researcher at Microsoft Search Labs in Mountain View, California. He graduated with a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Stanford University in 2006, under the supervision of Professor Rajeev Motwani. His Ph.D. thesis is titled "Models and Algorithms for Data Privacy". Before joining Stanford, he received his Bachelors degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology-Madras. His current research interests include web algorithms, privacy preserving data mining, hashing and load balancing, and social network analysis. He received the Best Student Paper award in the SODA 2006 conference. His WWW 2009 paper was nominated for the Best Paper Award.