Selvi
Selvi Chennai
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Principal Group Engineering Manager - AI
Location: India | Time zone: Asia/Pacific

Development Manager with strong technical and team building skills with over 18+ years of successful shipping of software products and software services for big fortune 500 companies.

Specialties: Prototyping, Proofs, Foundations, Architecture, Design, Clarification, Effective engineering process, Dev leadership, Text Mining, Natural Language Processing, Data Mining, Artificial Intelligence, Incubation, Lead Development team, Search technologies

Work Experience
Principal Group Engineering Manager - AI for M365 at Microsoft
Nov 2017 - Current date

Leading the AI effort for office M365 services

Principal Software Engineering Manager at Microsoft [ Skype Teams, Skype Messaging]
Apr 2015 - Current date

Leading the Skype Search and Inference platform for Skype Teams and Skype products specializing in Information Retrieval, Deep Learning, Knowledge Systems and Semantic Search at scale

Principal Software Engineering Manager at Microsoft [Commerce Platform ]
2014 - 2015

Microsoft Commerce Platform

Leading the software development for Microsoft Commerce Payment Insights, Charge Back, Dispute Management and Recon system.

Principal Software Engineering Manager at Microsoft [Bing Search]
2004 - 2015

Bing Search

Lead Contextual Search platform[Office Inline Insight] with deep intent understanding. Architected the offline mining of data needed for contextual query understanding and run-time stack required for serving context-aware search. The contextual search service is integrated into Office Word online product.

Lead the Architecture, design of projects in Bing specializing in Temporal Data Mining and Text data Mining. Created an agile development process for efficient execution. Developed and designed sophisticated cloud-based inference engine with isolation sandbox for inference.

Lead the design and development of NoSQL based Graph Database development. Created a custom index development for graph traversal and mining. Designed a garage project for Spatio-temporal indexing.

Development Manager: Lead the team to develop Microsoft Licensing System rules engine and SOA based content aggregation system.

Live.com: Lead the dev team to develop Live Guides product that is a keyword categorization based search system with results dynamically organized based on relevance.

Bing.com: Lead the software development of Related search and Instant Answer platform.

MSN: Lead the development team in core content publishing platform.

2003 - 2004

Functions: consultant, senior consultant, service
Industry: computer software

1998 - 2001

Functions: principal, principal engineer, engineer
Industry: information technology and services

1995 - 1998

Functions: software engineer, senior software engineer, software, senior software, engineer
Industry: information technology and services

1993 - 1995

Functions: software engineer, software, engineer
Industry: information technology and services

1992 - 1993

Functions: software engineer, software, engineer
Industry: computer software

Functions: principal, principal engineer, engineer
Industry: information technology and services

Functions: consultant, senior consultant, service
Industry: computer software

Functions: software engineer, software, engineer
Industry: information technology and services

Functions: software engineer, senior software engineer, software, senior software, engineer
Industry: information technology and services

Functions: software engineer, software, engineer
Industry: computer software