Anant Agarwal is CEO of edx, an online learning destination founded by Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and a professor of electrical engineering and computer science at MIT.

Agarwal has also served as director of MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. In addition, he has co-founded several companies, including Tilera, a fabless semiconductor company, and he led the development of Alewife, an early cache coherent multiprocessor.

Agarwal is the co-author of the textbook Foundations of Analog and Digital Electronic Circuits and he has blogged at The Huffington Post.

Last Updated: June 5, 2017