Ratch is currently a Founding Engineer at a Stealth Startup applying modern advancements in Deep Learning and Generative AI. He helps lead artificial intelligence research and server-side engineering efforts.
Previously Ratch was a Software Engineer at microsegmentation cybersecurity startup Illumio, where he worked on the company's central compute engine. He architected features to generate a map of the customer's datacenter and turn plain-language network security rules into efficient firewall policies for all workloads. He also spent time consulting with Docomo Innovations, the Silicon Valley research division of NTT Docomo, where he researched emerging XR technologies.
Ratch holds a B.S. in Computer Science & Statistics and a Master’s in Computer Science, concentrated in Distributed Systems and Deep Learning, from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.