Neel Sundaresan is a Partner Director at Microsoft Cloud and AI Division where he leads projects in infusing AI into software development. Prior to Microsoft he was the head of eBay Research Labs and eBay Data Labs. He was also a research manager at IBM research and was a founding CTO of a CRM company. He has a PhD in computer Science from Indiana University Bloomington and a degree in Computer science and in mathematics from IIT Mumbai. He has over 100 technical publications and over 160 issued patents. He is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences.