LN leads the architecture and design of Workday’s ML Platform and Services. He is all about building large scale distributed systems and data platforms. Currently his days (and some nights) are spent on solving the challenges in building ML products for Enterprise SaaS. LN’s career spans across HP, IBM Research, Symantec and now Workday. At Symantec, he was the architect and lead of a streaming platform that ingested and processed 2+ billions of events per day. As a Research Staff Member at IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, LN built optimizations for automatic parallelization, techniques for approximate computing, deployment automation for OpenStack, and analytics for large scale cloud services.
LN holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Colorado State University and has published more than 40 technical publications / patents. His work has received awards from ACM, IBM, and HP.