Problem Solver, Innovator, Lead & Developer having around 15 years experience in building interesting/innovative products/core technologies from scratch including Speech Synthesis, Speech/Audio Processing, Speech/Music Recognition, Singing Evaluation, using programming languages, tools, frameworks & scripts like C, C++, Java, Objective C, Perl, Matlab, Shell Scripting using Awk & Sed, Android/iOS app development Objectives - developing creative/innovative products/solutions/apps, which would make life easier for people - building chohesive team which could operate at high velocities Achievements: • Developed, first Indian language Text-to-Speech Software "Vaachak" which received several awards ------ National Technology Award from President of India ------ National Award for Best technology adaptation, "The Manthan Award" • Developed a first of its kind Song Catcher Server using Audio Fingerprinting Technology that performed sub-second searches across a 2 million song database, deployed as value added services across multiple circles of Indian telcos – Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, used by huge volume of customers. • Developed a Singing Evaluation/Melody Measurement Algorithm to power a feedback mechanism for Karaoke value added service across multiple circle of Indian telco Airtel, used by huge volume of customers. • Developed a Protocol Stack for transmission of data over high frequency sound between two wireless devices, this can be uses as Near Field Communication mechanism between phones without any additional hardware/internet. This is being used in a very rapidly growing mobile payment application/platform. Strengths: • Can learn fast new technologies and implement them to build new products. • Can research, design/architect and implement a software system based on a totally new concept/idea. • Can build, mentor, motivate and synchronise team towards a common objective
Chief Architect, UltraCash
Oct 2014 to Present
Currently working on developing & enhancing the mobile payment solution described in the video (https://youtu.be/h6PBFT1ACwQ) where user can use his phone for payment over the counter. We have more than 50k user for the current system.
B. E. (Electronics and Communication, Delhi College of Engineering
Aug 1977 to Apr 2016