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Ashok Srinath is a software architect and manager.

Ashok currently heads the engineering team for Cinemacraft, a technology startup developing client and server solutions for stored and interactive video.

Ashok worked for Microsoft from 2007 to 2010, as a cross-functional manager developing Windows and Windows Live products and services. He worked on Windows Live Messenger, Live Alerts and a pilot project to manage Windows Computers in Internet Cafes before joining the Windows team and participating in the planning for Windows 8.

Ashok worked for Sylantro Systems (a Silicon Valley startup) from 1998 to 2007. He was one of the early employees, and he contributed significantly towards the development of a carrier-grade softswitch and feature server, driving large parts of the core architecture, and delivering the call control and the high availability services for the product line. As part of this, Ashok authored RFC 3149, which specifies the control of business phones over IP. Ashok subsequently founded and managed a subsidiary of Sylantro in Bangalore, India.

Ashok worked on US Department of Defense projects between 1987 and 1995, mostly spent on developing and integrating management services for image processing systems.

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