Amey Porobo Dharwadker

Amey Porobo Dharwadker

Amey has established himself as a prominent figure in the Machine Learning industry, owing to his exceptional academic credentials. After his Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli (India), he pursued a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering at Columbia University, New York.

He began his career in 2011 at Analog Devices in Bengaluru, India, where he honed his skills in developing computer vision-based Advanced Driver Assistance System algorithms for the automotive industry. In 2015, he joined Facebook’s Menlo Park office, where he has since played a pivotal role in advancing the company’s key initiatives. His exceptional technical skills and leadership abilities have been instrumental in driving the overall growth and development of the company.


Amey is a highly respected and valued member of the Meta team. He is an excellent mentor to several Machine Learning engineers and data scientists. He works closely with his team to provide guidance and support in setting the vision, strategy, and direction for executing large cross-functional projects aimed at improving the accuracy and effectiveness of video recommendations. Not only does he lead the Video Recommendations Core Ranking team at Meta (Facebook) but he is also a sought-after expert in the fields of recommender systems and deep learning. He has been invited to serve on the program committee for some of the most prestigious international conferences and journals in respective areas.

But that’s not all! Amey has also lent his expertise to various renowned technology competitions and hackathons as a judge. He has even taken on the role of mentor to early-stage companies in the artificial intelligence and machine learning space, playing a key role in their success. With his diverse skill set and impressive track record, Amey is truly a force to be reckoned with in the tech world.


With Amey at the helm, the team is fueled by a spirit of collaboration and teamwork. The young leader champions the importance of open communication and fosters an inclusive and supportive work environment that prioritises growth and development over short term gains. Because of Amey’s visionary leadership, his team is more energised and their collective efforts yield remarkable results. The positive user experiences they are creating are a testament to the power of a culture that values teamwork, collaboration, and ongoing learning. This culture is built on the constructive feedback of clients and setting achievable milestones. Furthermore, the leader ensures that his team members remain focused on achieving their goals without compromising their personal and professional development. This approach not only helps boost team morale and job satisfaction, but also drives positive outcomes and impacts for the organisation.


The profound impact that Amey has made in the areas of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence is nothing short of exceptional. His impressive professional achievements and contributions to the industry have not gone unnoticed. In recognition of his outstanding work, he has been honoured with the prestigious Business Mint Award for “Most Prominent Industry Expert of the Year – 2023” in the Machine Learning Category.