Head of Machine Learning

Sharat Madanapalli

Sharat makes our products smart, teaching them how to do things that amaze our customers!


Sharat is a research scientist and an ML engineer with extensive experience in designing and building data-driven systems at scale. He is particularly skilled in converting raw data into valuable metrics and monetizable insights. He works on projects ranging from developing robust data pipelines to building ML/DL models that perform key tasks of application detection and user experience estimation. He holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from BITS Pilani and is about to receive a Ph.D. from UNSW Sydney. His interests lie in the intersection of Machine Learning, Network Measurement, and Internet Application Performance.

Fun Facts

  • Won a cute gopher at GopherConAU 2019 by answering Dave Cheney’s tricky Golang questions
  • Loves playing his guitar and piano. Often found listening to background scores while working
  • Dove with sharks in Fiji — if you're wondering, it was scary indeed! 🇫🇯 🦈