Manohar Karlapalem is an edge software architect in the Internet of Things group at Intel. He specializes in enabling and optimization of software solutions for AI, Vision, Industrial and retail domains on Intel platforms. Prior to this role, he has extensive experience in micro-architectural and compiler optimizations to boost software performance on multiple generations of Intel CPU architectures. He is passionate about modern innovations in Cloud computing and wants bring them over to the IoT and Edge ecosystem. Manohar holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta.