Ahan Sabharwal


🎓 University of California, Berkeley  
📚 Computer Science & Data Science


🇺🇸 The BEST Lab at UC Berkeley
Position: Undergraduate Researcher
Details: Working with the theDesignExchange research group, in collaboration with the UC Berkeley BEST Lab and MIT.
Company info: TheDesignExchange provides a central repository of early design stage methods, engaging all stakeholders in the design community of practice, and integrating online learning with real case studies to demonstrate the methods.

🇺🇸 The Daily Californian
Position: Web Designer and Online Developer
Details: Maintain the online presence of The Daily Californian. Lead design efforts to optimize current user interface/experience and implement upcoming features.
Company info: The Daily Californian is an independent, student-run newspaper published by the Independent Berkeley Students Publishing Company, Inc. The Daily Californian covers both the UC Berkeley campus and the city of Berkeley. The Daily Cal is one of the oldest newspapers on the West Coast and one of the oldest college newspapers in the country.

🇺🇸 Releaf Inc. (Y-Combinator '17)
Position: Software Engineer
Details: Full stack engineer on 'Releaf Learning Newsletter (RLN)' - a responsive website which allows users to sign up for daily bite-sized courses on specific topics. Also created a supplemental chrome extension to add to the experience of the RLN.
Company info: B2B marketplace that wants to help African businesses prosper by helping them find partners they can trust.

Tech Crunch - B2B platform Releaf helps African businesses by taking the guesswork out of networking

🇺🇸 Fireflies.ai (MIT startup)
Position: Software Engineering Intern
Details: Worked on artificial intelligence app which recognises tasks as you type and adds them to your to-do list.
Company info: An artificial intelligence executive assistant that helps you focus on your meetings and relationships.

Huffington Post - This AI Assistant Out Of MIT Helps You Automatically Network And Deepen Connections

🇮🇳 I-Parliament
Position: Head Of Tech
Details: Helped start the largest youth parliament in India. Built and ran the online presence of I-Parliament including the webiste, apps, and social medias.
Company info: I-Parliament is a bi-annual event that sees participation of hundreds of schools pan India and hosts eminent speakers.


🇵🇷 Donate to Puerto Rico: a Chrome extension that displays an array of photos ranging from the stunning landscape of Puerto Rico to drone shots of the aftermath of the hurricanes. Reached over 100M people. All revenue earned from this app is donated to charities working towards the rehabilitation of Puerto Rico's residents.

Product Hunt - 17 year-old builds epic Chrome extension 💥
Startup Jalsa - Indian teen helps hurricane victims (video)
Killer Features - 17-year-old coder used his skills to help millions of hurricane-affected Puerto Ricans
YourStory - How this 17-yr-old Indian used his coding skills to help hurricane-affected Puerto Ricans

📅 Countdown Extension: a beautiful chrome extension which counts down to popular festivals and events. Downloaded over 300,000 times. Featured in Product Hunt, MakeUseOf and The Huffington Post

MakeUseOf - Best chrome extension for Christmas
MakeUseOf - Fun chrome extensions for Valentines' day

👾 Art-Related Turing Test: research project which uses artificial intelligence to differentiate between a humans' drawing and a bots. Made at Yale-Young Global Scholars.

🐣 Latent Cards (Deprecated): allows users to make Twitter cards (gif, image and video) easily. Allowed users to tweet beyond the 120 character limit.

🔨 Worked on several freelance projects including BabyExperiences.co.uk: a Magento-based e-commerce portal that offered baby gifts for occasions such as christenings, birthdays and more.


Email: me@ahan.io
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