Srivatsan Krishnan is an design engineer at Intel. He is currently working on designing and exploring accelerator architectures in Intel Xeon with Integrated FPGA team. He is the technical lead for the accelerator used in ALS scoring application that is interfaced with Spark ML library via Intel Data Analytics and Acceleration library. His interest include designing novel accelerators for machine learning/AI and Big data applications. He is also interested in architecture support for runtime system /frameworks and improve system performance through optimization across the different layers in the stack.