I am currently part of Adobe Sensei Intelligent Agents group. Previously, I was part of Technicolor Research Center leading Predictive Analytics on VFX workflows for MPC Film. My areas of interest include applied Machine Learning, Data mining, Distributed Systems and Distributed Databases.

WORK EXPERIENCE

SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER, ADOBE, Feb 18 - Present

I am part of the Adobe Sensei group working on next gen Adobe products.

PROJECT LEAD, Technicolor, May 16 - Feb 18

I lead a group of engineers and researchers building Predictive Analytics for MPC Film VFX workflows. Our team analyzes end-to-end movie workflows to identify inefficiencies, smart team compositions and department resource allocation predictions. Our work has been published at SIGGRAPH 2017. Our analytics platform is used by worldwide MPC Film to produce Hollywood blockbusters on time.

SOFTWARE ARCHITECT, Technicolor, Since Oct 14 - Feb 18

Building large scale recommendations and analytics apps for businesses within Technicolor. My role is to develop expertise within research groups on software and data architectures. I help build technologies to create, capture, process, utilize and visualize user and item data. Also, I am the lead developer and architect for all the backend services.

RESEARCH ENGINEER, Technicolor, Jan 11 - Oct 14

This is where all the next generation magic happens.We are currenly busy putting some of the latest algorithms in content discovery and recommendations in millions of TVs and digital media receivers worldwide. The research and engineering is jointly led by me and Branislav Kveton. This work is published in major artificial intelligence and machine learning conferences like ICML′13, AAAI′13 and NIPS′12.

RESEARCH INTERN, Technicolor, Jan 10 - Nov 10

We were building an efficient wikipedia based semantic interpreter by exploiting top-k processing. The result of this work was published at ACM CIKM - 2010. I was responsible for research, analysis and engineering.

TEACHING ASSITANT, Rutgers University, Sept 07 - Dec 09

I was teaching HTML, Javascript and CSS. It was more like an essentials to web programming class, a hands on guide.

CONSULTANT, Wipro Technologies, Oct 06 - Jul 07

I was working as a UNIX/Oracle/SAP consultant for Shell (Oil) Information Technology. I was performing cluster migration, database migration, backup and recovery on worldwide Shell servers. Other areas include SAP and Oracle 9i/10g

SOFTWARE ENGINEER, Wipro Technologies, Jun 06 - Oct 06

Was building really cool stuff for the Human Resources division. A poll/survey platform for the entire organization to interact with their employees and get realtime feedback.


EDUCATION

M.S. COMPUTER SCIENCE, Rutgers University, Sept 07 - Dec 09

My interest in data mining and web data started here. Most of my work at Rutgers focused on web data management, improving clustering techniques in very large databases, research on Micro-formats and XML on web data to name a few. Implemented recommendation/search engines and web services in Java and Python.

B.TECH COMPUTER SCIENCE, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Aug 02 - May 06

I learnt everything from operating system kernels to cluster computing here. I had the wonderful opputunity to build a 32 node cluster in the summer of 2005 with the help of Hari Pyla, my mentor. My undergrad thesis received Best Undergraduate Project of the year.