Work Experience

Software Engineer (Research) IBM India Research Lab

July'16-present

  • I hold the position of Research Software Engineer at IBM Research, New Delhi, working in the Collaborative Cognition (earlier known as the Analytics and Optimization) group at the Delhi office under Dr. Gyana Parija.
  • My job role includes building the machine learning component of the cognitive platform IBM Watson Recruitment under Watson Talent Management.
  • I also explore the idea of decentralized collective intelligence in the recruitment domain through cognitive agent modeling of stakeholders to accomodate their diverse definitions of a successful candidate.
  • I work on developing this framework for these cognitive software agents to engage in a sequential game for Collaborative Decision Making, and eventually reach a consensus on an adoptable list of candidates.

Research Assistant Precog Research Lab

May'16-July'16

  • I worked as a RA at IIIT-Delhi’s social media analytics research lab, PreCog.
  • During my stay I explored visual summarization of events on social media in the form of image patches alongside Dr. Ponnurangam Kumaraguru and Dr. A.V. Subramnyam.
  • I simultaneously worked on a development project, adding multi-network support to Project-O, a production level social media analytics platform.

Core Team, Perception Swarath, Infosys Center for AI

May'15-May'16

Head, Product(Web) Meri Awaaz

Aug'14-Dec'15

  • I worked as Head of Product Development at Meri Awaaz, India’s first platform that connects citizens with their netas (elected officials) and government officials for open, accessible and accountable governance.
  • The platform aided government departments and candidates to understand the current issues in an area and better organize tasks among their teams.
  • Through our application, netas found a medium to connect with their local electorate and showcase their work, thus incentivizing development and issue based politics.
  • I was one of the founding members and developed it’s web and cloud component. We ran a successful pilot with the Janakpuri constituency alongside the Aam Aadmi Party reaching a user count of 5000.
  • As our work lead to the resolution of numerous citizen issues ranging from sanitation and electricty to law and order, our platform received appreciation and coverage on multiple media platforms.