Jayavardhana Gubbi is a Senior Scientist at TCS Research and Innovation, coordinating the Machine Vision group, and a research lead for the Drones Innovation Program. His focus areas are deep learning and applied research involving developing a workbench that enables rapid development and deployment of machine vision for multiple industry verticals. He has a Bachelor of Engineering from Bangalore University (2000) and a Ph.D. from the University of Melbourne, Australia (2007). He has coauthored more than 75 peer-reviewed papers and filed patents. During his spare time, Jay likes travelling and reading, particularly reading Kannada literature.