Seasoned technology leader with rich experience (Qualcomm, Nokia & Renesas) in Products, Processes and People aspects of Software engineering; spread across R&D, Product Commercialization, Integration & Testing and Program management.
In my current role: I’m working as Sw PgM for global Qualcomm Research AI & machine learning group.
Qualcomm's neural processing engine (NPE) enables latency-sensitive AI applications the acceleration of AI processing in a heterogeneous environment across CPU, GPU and DSP/HVX, to compute on-device use-cases which leverage deep learning, recurrent neural networks and reinforcement learning approaches on Snapdragon-powered devices for mobile, automotive and IOT products.
In addition to AISW deliverables, I’m responsible for Program Mgt. aspects for a value tier Software Product, which involves managing various parallel development tracks, Cost analysis of SW Product, Productivity analysis, Risk mitigation & Release management and supporting product Commercialization.
•Strong hands-on experience in all phases of product life-cycle from its conceptualization to product launch through a spectrum of roles viz Engg. lead, Program Management, People management.
•Passionate about innovation: contributing actively towards Qualcomm patent portfolio, drove various process improvement initiatives & won in various global innovation challenges.
•Specialized in Situational Leadership and received high accolades for applying the right combination of support and direction needed to team/individuals.
•Proven expertise in technical Program and project management for the full product life cycle.
•Successfully led global Integration & test teams contributing towards next generation Mobile, Auto & IOE products.
•Successfully managed cross-functional teams to deliver products in a highly competitive market place within the required aggressive timelines.
•Empowering teams & delivering software releases on time with high quality.
•Hands-on experience working with Agile/Scrum methodologies.
•Excelled in leading complex initiatives with affirmative decisions and achieving goals in ambiguous and constantly changing environments.
Outside of work: I'm a passionate Sports Enthusiast.
Available For: Consulting, Influencing, Speaking
Travels From: India
Speaking Topics: Program Management, Artificial Intelligence, Technology evolution (Wireless)
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