Sanjeev Barnwal

Founder & Chief Technology Officer, Meesho
Sanjeev Barnwal is the Co-founder and CTO of Meesho, the social commerce platform. After completing his course at IIT, Sanjeev joined Sony in Japan. He was a part of the core tech team that developed the company’s digital single-lens reflex camera (DSLR), and cyber-shot cameras. Today, at Meesho, building great tech still remains his passion. View on technology: “Technology enables companies to create value at unimaginable pace and cost, leveraging scale to drive innovation.” Key tech focus Demand-supply matching engine/recommendation Data-driven approach to prediction of fashion and lifestyle trends Adaptive video streaming optimised for unstable and slow internet Role of AI and ML Will add a new level of efficiency, automation, and sophistication to future technologies Will impact nearly all industries Top challenges Discovering great talent AI-ML talent Gender diversity Cloud security