Hi there, welcome to my home page! I am a multidisciplinary researcher and computer scientist by training. Currently, I am working as VP of Engineering at Yellowdig, an EdTech startup, based in Philadelphia. Earlier, I was a VP in at Goldman Sachs Technology Division, developing technologies for multi-asset buy-side trading. Earlier I was a Lead Scientist in GE's Corporate Research headquarters in upstate New York. My interest lies in businesses grounded on research & technology.
My name is spelled as ʃɑːntʌnʊ ʃɑrmɑː
Prior to joining GE, I gained experience in diverse business verticals: technology, healthcare, investment banking and higher education. I worked at Tower Research Capital, a hedge fund; Mismi, an algorithmic trading start-up; and Citigroup, a top-tier investment bank. Here, my work was in algorithmic high frequency trading. In 2009, I graduated from UNC Chapel Hill with a PhD in Biochemistry, with dual minor in Computational Biology, Molecular Biophysics. In 2004, I graduated from IIT Kanpur with a BTech in Computer Science & Engineering. Even earlier, I studied at Delhi Public School, Bhilai, where I was the Head Boy during 1999-2000.
My doctoral dissertation, Computational modeling and automation techniques to study biomolecular dynamics is available on Amazon. My bachelor's thesis, A novel approach to structural comparison of proteins, is available here.