Experience HighLights

  • 20+ years of experience with excellent breadth in the areas of software engineering including large software development, engineering management and processor/FPGA design knowledge
  • Lead with hands-on experience to bring efficient data center heterogeneous solutions in the application areas of big data, data analytics and machine learning for hyper scale customers optimizing for best utilizations of CPU, memory, networking and storage
  • Lead for Microsoft Azure big data software development and acceleration
  • Developed accelerated Postgres database for Amazon F1 cloud
  • Excellent at developing, analyzing and fixing system, processor and accelerator architecture issues
  • Good knowledge of Big Data Analytics and ML algorithm and tools like Spark
  • Hold 37 issued US patents, more pending. Presented tutorials and papers at conferences
  • Presented solutions to key hyperscale customers for successful technology adoptions
  • Co-founded Velogix in Bay Area, a next generation floating point accelerator solution company, successfully raised capital from top-tier VCs, delivered successful software and silicon as Chief Architect and VP
  • Defined and led micro-architecture for Intel Xeon-D Server integrating network on processor die
  • Bachelor in Technology in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras; Master in Computer Engineering from University of California at Santa Barbara

Feb 2020 - current, Microsoft, Principal Software Engineer

Lead for Azure big data software

May 2016 - current, Xilinx, Distinguished Software Engineer

Led software development for data center with hardware acceleration in a heterogeneous system for big data analytics, predictive analytics and machine learning.

Sept 2015 - current, Paccel, Founder

Innovative technology solution provider

Apr 2011 – Aug 2015, Sr Silicon Architect, Xeon Server Group, Intel India, Bangalore

Led Intel micro-architecture and validation for Xeon Broadwell server CPUs. Defined and implemented Ethernet on Xeon CPU for Xeon-D products

March 2007- Mar 2011, Director, Electronic Design, IDT, San Jose

Joined IDT with Velogix core team on a deal to deliver on a programmable application specific standard part solutions. Led a team distributed between San Jose and India for successful design software and silicon delivery.

Oct 2002-Feb 2007 Co-founder, VP Engineering, Board Observer Velogix Inc (Formerly Flexlogics), Santa Clara CA, USA

Co-founded and raised $19 million from top-tier VCs for a next generation high performance programmable floating point accelerator. Grew from 2 co-founders to 38+ member team. Designed software tools target designs onto this complex device. Architected and led silicon team for successful silicon.

Dec 1993-September 2002, Staff Software Engineer, Xilinx Inc, San Jose, CA, USA

C++ based algorithmic and modular software development for various design and synthesis tools.

June 1992-Dec 1993, MS, Computer Engineering UC Santa Barbara
June 1988-June 1992, BTech, Electrical Engineering IIT Madras


I hold following issued US patents listed below from USPTO site.


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