Industry Experience

  1. Principal Engineer, SambaNova Systems (Sep 2020 - Present)
    • Technical Lead for the NLP Product Line:
    • Coordinated and lead the timely execution of key customer engagements that involved collaborating with 6+ teams and 100+ employees. The customer engagements eventually led to large revenue generating contract over multiple years.
    • Scaled the NLP Team to 7 members
    • Led the development of the first large LM (100B+ parameter) for finance domain
    • Develop roadmap for expanding the NLP product portfolio offered to enterprise customers
    • Develop enterprise NLP applications like Named Entity Recognition, Document Classification and Sentiment Analysis
    • Develop the model compression (structured pruning and block sparsity) and efficient deployment product to enable our customers to deploy LM Applications efficiently
  2. Senior Research Engineer, ML Research Lab, Arm (July 2016 - Sep 2020)
    • Improved execution of RNNs and FC layers on Arm Hardware - Compression techniques, Software libraries, Software tools
    • Exploration of Hardware Accelerators for CNNs
    • Performance benchmarking of Deep Learning workloads
    • Identifying university collaboration opportunities
    • Arm Research's representative at the TinyML Performance Working Group
  3. Performance Architecture Intern, AMD (May 2015 - July 2015)
    • Developed a state of the art indirect brnach predictor that provided better accuracy than similar techniques in Academia
    • The design was incorporated in AMD Servers that were out in the market around 2018/2019
  4. Design Engineer, Kilby Labs, Texas Instruments (Jan 2014 - Jun 2014)
    • Exploration of a neural network accelrator for Industry IoT use case
  5. Design Engineer, OMAP Group, Texas Instruments (July 2012 - Dec 2014)
    • Design and Verification of Memory Controllers, Processor SubSystem, ECC Memories and H.264 Video Encoder/Decoder
  6. Software Engineering Intern, Broadcom (Jan 2012 - May 2012)
  7. Research Intern, Robotics lab, IIIT Hyderabad (May 2011 - July 2011)