Résumé

EXPERIENCE

Nascent Objects, Inc.                                                                                                          2014 –Present

Product Development Lead & Senior Electrical Engineer                                  

Nascent Objects is a VC funded startup developing a platform for expediting hardware development using a system of electronic modules and 3D printed physical shapes. Joined as first employee and helped scale team to 12 people.

MightyCarma Inc                                                                                                                  2012 – 2014

Founder & CEO                                                                             

Mighty Carma developed an affordable after-market Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS), which provides real-time collision & lane-change warning to drivers. It collects and uploads automobile data and evaluates driving skills to assign a score. 

  • Led product development and launched Aura – a smart-dock to integrate smartphones with cars on Kickstarter.
  • Acquired and integrated Drivea – smartphone based ADAS app and led integration it with our platform.
  • Built a strong team of 10 people while bootstrapping the startup for 2 years.

iRoboticist                                                                                                                         2011 – Present

Founder & Instructor                                                 

iRoboticist is a hands-on workshop series for learning robotics, wearables and internet of things development. Over 150 participants from high-school students to university professors have been through one of the courses.

  • Developed 5 different workshops and taught over 15 workshops.
  • Established strong brand and social media following leading to organic marketing and increased participation in workshops. 

Adept Technology Inc                                                                                                          2011 – 2012

Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineer for high payload Autonomous Indoor Vehicle (AIV) & SmartController.

PeoplePower Company                                                                                                        2010 – 2011

QA & Application Engineer 

Cloud platform for Internet of Things devices like power strip, smart energy meter and thermostats.

  • Successfully launched and executed Palo Alto Pilot Program for smart energy meter
  • Identified & fixed a major electro-mechanical problem in power strip, saving company over $1MM in lost revenue and time

Dragonfly Pictures Inc                                                                                                        2009 – 2010

Research Engineer (Intern)   

Building small rotary wing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)

ThinkLABS, IIT Bombay                                                                                                     2007- 2008

Technical Associate

India’s first edutech company providing products and hands-on training in Robotics and Embedded Systems.

  • Led product development for 3 of 4 portfolio products in company’s offering for robotics lab.
  • Successfully developed curriculum and taught over 17 robotics workshops across India.

EDUCATION

University of Pennsylvania, School of Engineering and Applied Science, PA, USA         2010

Master of Science in Engineering                                                Major: Robotics

University of Mumbai, K. J. Somaiya College of Engineering, Mumbai, India                   2007

Bachelor of Engineering                                                                   Major: Electronics

PATENTS

MightyCarma, Inc.

  • After Market Driving Assistance System [U.S. Patent]
  • System and Method for Providing Driving and Vehicle Related Assistance to Driver [U.S. Patent Application]
  • Event Triggered Trip Data Recorder [U.S. Patent Application]
  • Social-Networked Sharing of Incident Feeds [U.S. Provisional Patent Application]
  • Docking Station or Portion Thereof For Use With A Portable Smart Device [U.S. Design Patent]

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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