: Prasad serves out of Silicon Valley as a software engineering executive (AIML and Cloud Engineering) at MindBody, and as a Technology Advisor to start-ups. Earlier, as vice president of machine learning and artificial intelligence at Edifecs, he helped design, build and deliver the Smart Decisions AI and machine learning platform with an app store for both health care payers and providers. Prior to joining Edifecs, he served as the chief technology officer and vice president of engineering at, which provides military-grade cloud security solutions and platforms. He has also served as the chief technology officer at ClipCard and as the chief architect for IBM's SmartCloud Enterprise, as the GPM for Microsoft's client virtualization team, which was responsible for shipping Virtual PC on Windows 7, and as a development manager on the Citrix group that built Citrix Presentation Server, now Citrix XenApp. He serves as a professor of practice at the University of Washington's Continuum College. Prasad obtained doctoral training in Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Florida followed by post-doctoral work at UT Austin, and published work and patents in distributed systems, cloud engineering and AIML as they relate to work experience at Citrix, Microsoft, and IBM Research.