Software Engineer, Symantec
Akshay’s interest in computer science sparked when he was working on a women’s safety application aimed towards women’s welfare in India. Since then, he has been incessantly working on improving his skills.
He came across machine learning then and has made several open-source contributions in the field of ML. He has made successful prototypes like autonomous cars, alphabet recognition, cancer classification, and gesture recognition using learning models. His ambition is to make valuable contributions towards the ML community and leave a message of perseverance and tenacity.
Akshay is one out of 8 Google Developer Experts for Machine Learning from India as well as one in 200 Intel Software Innovators worldwide. Currently, he is working as a software engineer at Symantec, India. He is also deeply influenced by literature, especially Shakespeare’s work.