September 1, 2010


Carl Hu likes to make things people use. He is an engineer and entrepreneur and has contributed on products from databases to mobile applications. He cofounded Minus in 2010 and serves as CEO. Prior to Minus, Hu served as the Principal Engineer of Amazon's RCX division (the 450 engineer team that runs employs one Principal Engineer); the Chief Technology Officer at; and Director of Technology at Progress Software. At Microsoft, Hu invented the lockless threadsafe queue widely used in the Windows NT Kernel and helped build SQL Server's query processing and storage engine. Hu graduated in Physics from the University of Toronto and is has authored patents on lockless concurrent data structures, fault tolerant distributed locking, transactional replication, and others.

Feel free to contact me in the Minus app, username @carl.

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