Vishakha is Co-founder and CEO of ApertureData. Prior to that, she worked at Intel Labs for over 7 years where she led the design and development of VDMS (the Visual Data Management System) which forms the core of ApertureData's product, ApertureDB. Vishakha holds a Ph.D in Computer Science from Georgia Tech and a M.S. in Information Networking from CMU. She has worked on scheduling in heterogeneous multi-core environments, graph database and applications on non volatile memory systems, and visual data management analytics. She loves to work on systems which impose stringent requirements in terms of software design and coding and call for innovative solutions.