Manoj has 25 years of strong distributed systems and ML Platforms experience. Currently, he is an Architect Fellow at Walmart, making e-Commerce smarter with AI. Previously, At Salesforce, he architected a brand-new comprehensive machine learning platform designed to serve millions of models and billions of inferences per day. He has been building Search and ML platforms for the last ten years. He modernized the search middleware at Yahoo and was an initial architect of the Amazon Visual Search platform. He holds 10+ patents in the Search and ML area.
Earlier in his career, he enjoyed building cloud platforms. He was a founding member of the Azure team at Microsoft; he led a team delivering a b2b integration suite of services to Azure. His cloud platforms passion led him to work at Rackspace, contributing to the OpenStack control plane.
Manoj likes to share his knowledge at various meetups and conferences; recently, he presented at the IEEE Infrastructure Conference, AI DevWorld, MLOps.community, and other meetup groups.
He likes to play board games and explore bay area hikes with his wife and two young adult children in his spare time.