Locality: Bengaluru Area, India
Summary: For past 2 year, I have managed and developed the online publishing platform @ Pothi.com. In my previous life, I was a Machine Learning person, building systems for Optical Character Recognition, Handwriting Recognition and Machine Translation. I have worked on building datasets for these problems, developing performance metrics and also building transliteration and translation systems from Hindi->English. My near future goal is to grow Pothi.com into a world class publishing platform and help tons of people realize their dream of being a published author. In the long term, I want to change the status quo of the publishing as it exists in India currently and leverage technology to make it much more efficient. E-books, print-on-demand etc are tools to that end.
Current: Co-Founder and Director at Mudranik Technologies Pvt Ltd
Past: Technical Lead at Read Ink Technologies Research Assistant at Media Lab Asia, IIT Kanpur
Education: Carnegie Mellon University Language Technologies, Machine Translation (2006-2008) Worked on Machine Translation systems and metrics.
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur Computer Science and Engineering (1999-2003)
Institute of Technology, BHU
Industry: Computer Software
Skills: Publishing: print-on-demand, e-books, book marketing, e-commerce Technical: Web application development, PHP, AJAX, Drupal, Ubercart, jQuery, building on top of APIs like Twitter, Scribd etc. Setting up e-commerce stores, payment gateway integration.
Experience: Mudranik Technologies Pvt Ltd (Publishing industry): Co-Founder and Director, (February 2008-Present) http://pothi.com is our venture in the field of Print on Demand and Self Publishing, catering primarily to Indian market. Do get in touch if you like books in any form : reading, writing, selling, editing or critiquing !
Read Ink Technologies (Research industry): Tec...
Interests: Publishing, Natural Language Processing, Travelling
Interests: consulting offers, new ventures, expertise requests, business deals, reference requests, getting back in touch
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