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Dr. Gursharan S. Sidhu is a software engineer who was an Apple Fellow.


Sidhu completed his undergraduate studies in 1967 at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He received M.S. degrees in mechanical engineering and electrical engineering from Stanford University in 1968 and 1969, respectively. He later received a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Stanford in 1974.[1]


Apple Computer[]

Sidhu joined Apple Computer in July 1982 as a manager of network systems development and became a senior technical director in September 1984, leading the development of AppleShare, AppleTalk, and LaserWriter software. In 1989, he began work on the Apple Open Collaboration Environment. In July 1993, he was designated an Apple Fellow.[1] Sidhu left Apple in 1997.[2]

After Apple[]

Sidhu joined Microsoft in September 2003 as a general manager of Windows networking and continues to work there as a principal program manager.[1]


  • Inside Appletalk by Gursharan S. Sidhu, Richard F. Andrews, and Alan B. Oppenheimer, Addison-Wesley (1989).


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Gursharan Sidhu, LinkedIn. Accessed 2020-08-17.
  2. Apple's Scientists Leave as Cuts In R&D Take Toll on Research by Lee Gomes, The Wall Street Journal. 1997-03-31.

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