Lakshminarayanan Subramanian is an associate professor in the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at NYU. His research interests are in the areas of networked systems, big data analytics and computing for development. He co-leads the Center for Technology and Economic Development (CTED). He is a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award (2009), Facebook Faculty Award (2015), IBM Faculty Awards (2009, 2010), Google Faculty Award (2013), C.V. Ramamoorthy Award at UC Berkeley and Microsoft Research Challenge Award. He is the co-founder of Entrupy Inc. (http://entrupy.com). He received his PhD and MS from UC Berkeley and finished his B.Tech from IIT-Madras.