Dr Abhinandan Das received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Cornell University in 2005. He has authored several research publications in leading conferences and journals on databases, data mining and data stream processing (including a best paper nomination at the World Wide Web conference). His published work has been deployed in production systems in companies such as Google, Uber, and Microsoft, among others. He holds 20+ issued and filed patents in diverse areas such as real-time Recommendation Systems, Collaborative Filtering, Personalization, Data Mining, Related Search, Query Suggestions, Web Search Ranking, Autocomplete Systems, Query Rewriting and Spell Correction, Text Input Likelihood Prediction, Name Disambiguation, Distributed Group Membership Protocols and Distributed Systems Monitoring, among others.