Rajan Chari joined Microsoft and MSR NYC in 2017. Rajan has been working on reinforcement learning and help with Personalizer (Azure Cognitive Services). Rajan has spent most of his time earlier building low latency, high frequency platforms for FinTech and AdTech. Specifically, foreign exchange ECNs, algorithmic trading for hedge funds, real-time creation and redemption for ETFs and real-time bidding for Ads. He has founded few startups, joined early stage startups and oddly enough … owned a restaurant at one point in his life in NYC.