Pulkit Arora www.pulkitarora.in email@example.com 91.963.287.5802PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCESystems Engineer, Infosys Labs August 2009 - presentInfosys Limited, IndiaInfosys Limited is a global leader in the ‘Next Generation’ of IT and consulting with revenues of US$ 6.604 billion.Associated with Infosys Labs, a dedicated research and innovation facility within Infosys, focusing on driving innovationacross trends identified by the company & transform the businesses of its clients globally.• Founding member of Research & Innovation Group and executive manager of Dynamic iOS Application Development Framework for Infosys Enterprise Mobility Middleware (Infosys mConnect).• Established & leading the research on Touch-less Interfaces, aimed at evolving contemporary forms of interaction & invent techniques of ubiquitous content accessibility. Develop Universal Interaction Controller Platform, with focus on leveraging Touch-less Interfaces within an Enterprise (currently using MS Kinect & Nintendo Wii controllers).• Co-authored, actuating research on Scalable & Immersive Navigation Techniques. Brainstorm, prototype & implement use-cases for tablet form-factor devices. Mentored InStep Intern, Fine-Arts sophomore from University of Washington.• Envisioned & evangelizing conception of Augmented Accessibility. Understand and analyze latent human incapabilities & their influential factors. In collaboration with psychology, anthropology senior from LMU, Munich.Software Intern January 2009 - May 2009Infosys Limited, IndiaUnderwent comprehensive technical & professional development training at the world’s largest corporate training facilityfor IT professionals, Infosys Mysore DC, India.Designed & implemented a novel approach for Enabling Software Engineering on Mobile Devices, by visually gatheringrequirements on touch enabled mobile devices, thereby significantly minimizing the fallacies incurred during RequirementGathering & Design stage of SDLC. (Team of 10)Intern, Times Business Solutions Limited June 2008 - August 2008The Times Group, IndiaDeveloped a social network application using Google OpenSocial API, enabling users of a professional networking website(www.peerpower.com) to access live content from their profile, within the Orkut profile page.PATENTS• [In Draft] A. Darbari, P. Arora, and P. Gupta, “Method for Creating Scalable & Intuitive Navigation System,” November 2011. (Design Patent)• [In Draft] A. Darbari, P. Arora, and P. Gupta, “Method for Creating Scalable & Intuitive Navigation System,” November 2011. (Design Patent)• [In Draft] A. Darbari, P. Arora, and P. Gupta, “Method for Creating Scalable & Intuitive Navigation System,” December 2011.INVITED TALKS & PRESENTATIONS• Talk on “Designing iPad Apps for Enterprise” to select experts, Enterprise Solution Group, Infosys Ltd. September 2011• Conducted workshop on “Scalable & Immersive Navigation Techniques” at Infosys Ltd. August 2011• Presentation on “Touch-less Interfaces using Kinect Controller” at Infosys Ltd. May 2011• Talk on “Thinking & Designing a Mobile App” at JIITU, Noida. March 2011• Presentation on “Self Adaptive Content based Clustering of 3D Objects” at International Conference of Contemporary Computing 2008. August 2008AREAS OF INTERESTInteractive Experiences Mobile Computing Ambient Intelligence Accessibility Usability Digital Consumer
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS• Consistently ranked amongst top 5% employees (out of 141,822 as on 30 September 2011) within Infosys Limited.• Secured distinction in Infosys Quality Certification, September 2010.• Recipient of Most Promising Debutant Award, amongst 500+ employees joining Infosys, December 2009.• Adjudged amongst Strong Contenders (above 91 percentile) in Google Online Marketing Challenge 2008.• Awarded Second Prize in Project Exhibition, International Conference on Contemporary Computing 2008.• Best Design Award in annual Web Designing Competition at JIVE ‘08.• Most Innovative Model Award in annual Crap Modeling Competition at JIVE ’08.• Won distinction in National Science Olympiad ’03.SOCIAL ACTIVITIES / HOBBIES• Proactive volunteer for organizing various events & preparing study material for disabled children with Samarathanam Trust for Disabled (www.samarthanam.org).• Member & promoter of The Art of Living Organization (www.artofliving.org).• Volunteer & keen participant in various social service camps & training activities conducted by Rotary International (www.rotary.org).• Self-taught guitarist & singer. Sung songs for documentary films Shakyamuni, DPSG & Antariksha, IIT Delhi.• Outgoing traveller and an inquisitive foodie.