Sarthak is a Software Engineer (Research) at IBM IRL in the Analytics and Optimization Group where he currently works on projects employing cognitive solutions for smarter workforce. While he is passionate about working on scalable machine learning based solutions to high impact problems, his current research interests include deep learning, artificial intelligence and natural language processing, in problems around taxonomy induction for skill analytics.
Prior to joining IRL, he finished his engineering undergrad in Computer Science from IIIT-Delhi where he was associated with the Swarath Group (ADAS) under the Infosys Center for Artificial Intelligence. Over his 4 years at IIIT he worked in the area of computer vision and machine learning, on problems around image segmentation, speech classification, activity recognition and simultaneous location & mapping. He later worked as a Summer Research Associate at PreCog Group (Social Media Analytics), IIIT-Delhi where his focus was on online tools for social media analytics and visual summarization of social media events. While completing his undergrad, he was part of a smarter governance startup - MeriAwaaz.