Speaker Profile – Saswat Panda

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Saswat is the co-founder and chief technology officer of LiveLike, a virtual reality platform company enabling broadcasters and sports teams to deliver immersive, live sports viewing experiences. In this role Saswat oversees all aspects of product creation and execution, developing scalable social viewing systems and creating tailored VR viewing experiences for multiple sports across hardware devices, web and mobile. The company received the prestigious “1st and Future” award from TechCrunch and the NFL earlier this year.

Saswat has worked at some of the world’s most well-known companies including Microsoft, Cisco and EA. Previously, he was a software development engineer at Microsoft where he used innovative AI technology to build out Xbox One’s award-winning Forza Motorsport 4 and 5 video games. Before Microsoft, Saswat worked at Electronic Arts and Cisco Systems.

Saswat was also a developer in residence for prestigious accelerator TechStars (LiveLike graduated from the accelerator in 2015). He is a graduate of Cornell University and has a BS in computer science.