I currently work on IoT and Cognitive technology. I have a passion for creating innovative products, technical leadership, mentoring and building out high quality teams from grounds up. Prior to my current role, I was responsible for setting up the Watson and IoT mission in IBM India Labs and getting the team ramped up on cognitive technologies and enabling partners and customers on Watson technology. I led the content strategy for Watson Ecosystem and developed the content analysis framework for evaluating partner unstructured content. I have been involved in multiple startups and co-founded one -“Cittin Data Labs”, a startup building cognitive products for retail industry. My current area of interest is on deep learning algorithms and edge gateway computing. I have technical skills in Cognitive computing, Natural language processing, Machine learning, Big data technologies, Internet of Things, large scale enterprise architecture and deployment, product architecture and development, services engagements, client-server architecture and modernizing legacy applications. In my spare time, I like to research on upcoming technologies and like to share my knowledge and experiences with the community through blogs, articles, books and various forums. I started my digital journey in 2000 and very grateful to my readers for their comments and feedbacks over the years. Over the years, I received multiple recognitions for blogging and sharing my knowledge with the community. I am a Master Author with IBM developerWorks, the first in the world to receive highest level of recognition for contribution to developerWorks open community, having written over 50 plus publications on various topics. My articles on Spring Series were rated as the top articles in the last 10 years for developerWorks web architecture zone. My publications have been cited in various research papers and implemented in various customer solutions. I am a DZONE Most Valuable blogger and I even write for Intel IoT zone and other publications. I have authored the first book on Enterprise IoT, Cognitive IoT, co-authored book on Spring framework, the first book on Apache CXF and multiple IBM Redbooks on WebSphere Business Services Fabric and BPM 6.2 Product deployments. I am working on my next book – “Building cognitive solutions”.