I’m a researcher with Microsoft Research, Redmond. I received my Ph.D. in Computer Sciences from the University of Texas at Austin, working with Prof. Mike Dahlin. I received B.Tech and M.Tech in CSE from IIT Delhi. After IIT, I spent a fun summer visiting IBM Zurich Research Laboratory. My research interests are broadly in cloud computing, data management, machine learning and distributed networked systems. My work has been a recipient of the Microsoft Trustworthy Computing Award, the Open Source Software Award, the Important to Microsoft project award, the Microsoft Best Learning project award, first rank in the U360 Machine Learning Hackathon, second rank in the Display Ads Machine Learning Competition, the IBM PhD Fellowship and the Microsoft Graduate Fellowship.