Asankhaya Sharma I lead the R&D function at SourceClear. SourceClear is a software security startup that is focussed on building security tools for software developers. Before that, I was a PhD student affiliated with the Programming Languages and Systems Lab at School of Computing, NUS. I was supported by NUS Research Scholarship and my advisor was Prof. Chin Wei Ngan. My doctoral thesis was on Certified Reasoning for Automated Verification. At NUS, I co-founded Okyasoft and PyData Singapore.

Prior to starting my graduate studies I worked at Microsoft. I was involved in the development of SQL Server 2008 and Visual Studio 2010. I was part of the MSIT Accelerated Professional Experiences program (APEX).

I did my undergraduate studies at National Institute of Technology Warangal, India. For my undergraduate studies, I was a recipient of NIT Warangal Merit Scholarship. At NIT Warangal, I co-founded O(n) Software Labs and Warangal Open Solaris User Group. I graduated high school from KV Shahibaug, Ahmedabad, India. During high school, I was awarded the Arun Lal Endowment Fund Scholarship by Physical Research Laboratory, India.