I am working as a Technical Staff Member with IBM India Research Lab. I obtained my BTech from IIT Kanpur and my MS from IIT Delhi, both in Computer Science. My R&D work has been around the domains of Hadoop and Map-Reduce Processing, Databases, Data management, Internet data analysis and evolutionary computation. Currently I am working on BLAST (A Big Data Platform for Analytics on Spatio-Temporal Data) which aims at providing support for processing spatio-temporal data on IBM BigInsights platform. Some of the other projects at IBM, I have been involved in are SCORE, EROCS, ERASE, CallAssist, Analytics-Stage etc.