Virtana, Inc. - President & Founder

(October 2017 - present)
Virtana is a Caribbean-based software outsourcing and robotics firm. Virtana brings Silicon Valley's curiosity, culture, & world-class technology development to the beautiful islands of Trinidad & Tobago. Virtana’s software engineers and roboticists are ready to augment your existing engineering efforts and accelerate your global business.

Google, Inc - Senior Software Engineer

(October 2014 - October 2017)
Engineering Lead for the sensor calibration division of Google’s VR & Tango teams, helping to successfully launch Tango & ARCore. Responsible for designing & developing factory fixtures & algorithms to calibrate IMUs, depth sensors, and cameras on Chinese mobile device production lines. Also supported multi-sensor system calibration and factory deployment for several internal special-projects. Managed a distributed team of engineers, vendors, and production partners spread across San Francisco, China, Korea, Singapore, Belgium, and Germany.

hiDOF - Cofounder

(October 2012 - October 2014)
hiDOF provides consulting and contracting services in robotics & automation. Clients include tech start-ups as well as Fortune 500 companies. Projects have involved indoor vehicle navigation, automobile motion planning, visual inertial navigation, visual monocular SLAM, and real-time controller development. hiDOF has also contributed to Google's Project Tango.

Zee.Aero - Software Engineer

(June 2011 - October 2012)

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Willow Garage

(Sept 2008 - June 2011)
Vijay developed the PR2’s calibration software stack & co-developed ROS’s task dispatching system, actionlib.  Other projects involved image processing, LIDAR processing, 3D reconstruction, classical control theory, microprocessor hardware bringup, PCB debugging, software/hardware integration, kinematics, and motion capture systems.