Ahmad is a well renowned industry expert in Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Neural Networks. He held posts at Microsoft, Google & Facebook. Earlier in his career he built the state of the art 'Handwriting Recognition Technology' which currently powers Microsoft's touch devices including 'Surface' and 'Windows phone'. He led a number of core teams at Microsoft Ad-Center & Bing where he oversaw their transformation to become a viable competitor to 'Google' in the online advertising space. At Google, Ahmad helped build OCR engines for a number of languages, Machine Learning based systems to help improve indexing accuracy, Computer vision systems that provided privacy and navigation in 'Google Maps' street view imagery. Ahmad is currently a Principal Research Scientist at Facebook working on various AI problems.