Ranveer Chandra

Ranveer Chandra
Managing Director, Research for Industry, Head of Networking Research, MSR - Microsoft Corporation

Ranveer Chandra is the CTO of Agri-Food, Managing Director of Research for Industry, and head of Networking Research at Microsoft. Ranveer’s research has shipped in multiple Microsoft products, including XBOX, Azure, Windows, and Visual Studio. He designed the wireless controller protocol for the XBOX, which is being used by over 50 million controllers. He started the FarmBeats project in 2015, which shipped as a Microsoft product in 2019, and has led to partnerships with multiple large agri-food companies. Bill Gates featured his work on FarmBeats on GatesNotes, and he has been invited to present on FarmBeats to the Secretary of Agriculture, and on TV White Spaces to the FCC Chairman. Ranveer has published over 100 research papers and has over 125 patents granted by the USPTO. He is an IEEE Fellow, and has won several awards, including best paper awards in computer science conferences and the MIT Technology Review’s Top Innovators Under 35 award in 2010. Ranveer has an undergraduate degree from IIT Kharagpur, India, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Cornell University.


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