vanakkamI currently work as a Principal Engineer and Engineering Manager at Multicoreware Inc, Chennai, India. My team develops high performance video-encoding software libraries for the next generation compression standards.

I am also an Adjunct Faculty Member of the Computer Madras Science department of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras.

Prior to this, I was a Platform Architect at Intel Corporation and have made significant contributions to Intel’s 6th generation CPU, code-named Skylake.

I received my Masters and PhD from the Computer Science Department at the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign under the tutelage of  Prof. Sarita Adve. I hold a Bachelors degree in Computer Science from The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and developed an Algorithm for co-processors under Dr. V. Kamakoti for my undergraduate project.