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Vivek Kumar

Vivek Kumar

Director, Applied AI at Dolby Laboratories

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Seniority

15 Years

Hierarchy

Executive

Management Experience

Company Culture
Ownership
Coaching / Training / Mentorship
Career Path
Building a Team
Large Number of Reports
Managing Expectations
Dev Processes
Leadership
Agile / Scrum
Scaling Team

Industry

Computer Hardware

Hi, I am Director, Applied AI at Dolby Laboratories where I leads a team of researchers and developers focused on creating technology based on Deep Learning for speech, NLP and Audio. I also work on technical strategy - focusing on recent advances and breakthroughs. The team I previously led developed DD+, Dolby TrueHD and Dolby Atmos for Home, the next-generation audio and surround sound technologies for which Dolby is widely recognized. I have been in management roles for over 15 years and have been mentoring and managing manages for the last 8. As an Angel Investor (https://www.crunchbase.com/person/vivek-kumar-a65c ), I have invested in several early-stage ventures and provide mentoring and strategy development for startups. Some of my other recent investments have been Voicery (https://www.voicery.com/), MindMate (https://www.mindmate-app.com/), Squad (https://squadapp.io/), Proof (https://useproof.com/) and Tangent (https://tangent.ai) .

Sorry, I am not currently available for mentoring sessions.

Experience

Firmware Engineer/Team Lead

Zeevo, aquired by Broadcom

Feb 2003 - Mar 2008

Systems Staff Engg.

Broadcom Corp

Feb 2003 - Dec 2007

Software Consultant

Corona Networks

Jan 2001 - Dec 2002

Software Consultant

Sun Microsystems

Mar 1999 - Nov 2000

Development of Remote System Controller Modules for Netra CT-1600 system (cPCI based Telco System). The modules were developed for MPC850 (powerPC) in Solaris, ChorusOS and VxWorks.

Software Consultant

Cisco

Jan 1996 - Jan 1999

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