2022 Information Technology Judge

Ankush Gulati

Senior Software Engineer | Netflix | San Francisco Bay Area, California, United States

Ankush is a seasoned technology leader with valuable leadership experience at industry stalwarts like Salesforce and Netflix. Over the last 15 years, Ankush has channeled his expertise in big data and distributable systems. His accomplishments include a patent on cryptography, conference talks and published articles.

The combination of expertise in Cryptography and Distributed Systems that Ankush possesses puts him in a coveted group of software architects in the industry. Ankush is an IEEE Senior Member and British Computing Society Professional Member. He was recently on the review panel for ACM/IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems 2022. He will be running a workshop at 2022 International Conference on Informatics in April. He was a guest judge for the prestigious Software & Information Industry Association’s CODiE Awards.

Ankush worked as an engineering lead at Salesforce where he built the end-to-end infrastructure of the transparent cryptography technology using AES-256 bit encryption standards which was considered ground breakingly unique and he was awarded a patent by the US Patent and Trademark Office.

Ankush is a subject matter expert of the centralized rapid notification system at Netflix. He is responsible for establishing key research and development.

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