Asankhaya Sharma I am currently the CTO of Patched. We use generative AI and LLMs to create and validate private, secure and multi-file fixes that rival expert developers. Before that, I was part of the venture builder cohort of SDTA 23, where I successfully incubated and launched with the mission to make the world safer, 1 step at a time.

From Jan 2019 to Oct 2022, as the site leader for Veracode operations in Singapore, I managed multiple teams across engineering, research, services and sales. Before that, I led the Veracode engineering teams for CA Technologies in Singapore. CA Technologies was acquired by Broadcom and Veracode was spun-off as an independent company. Prior to that, I was the Head of R&D at a VC funded startup - SourceClear. SourceClear was acquired by CA Technologies in Apr 2018.

I did my graduate studies as a PhD student affiliated with the Programming Languages and Systems Lab at the 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.