Jayshree Ranka will finish her MBA in December, 2000 from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. As if that didn't keep her busy enough, she is also currently working as an independent management consultant.
Until recently, she was employed as a Senior Research Progammer in the Computer Science Department of CMU. One of her responsibilities there was to research and implement new techniques to increase the accuracy of a next generation web-based multimedia search engine for text and video retrieval.
Prior to this, Jayshree worked for Westinghouse Corporation. Some of her responsibilies there included simulating secure communication systems, designing power plant control systems, investigating HDTV network equipment, and engineering a biomedical test system.
During her earlier school years, Jayshree did summer internships with IBM, National Semiconductors, and Black and Veatch.
Jayshree holds Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, USA.
Jayshree has been involved with many non-profit, charitable activities. She has traveled extensively throughout the world. She enjoys sports and outdoor activities. Jayshree was born and brought up in the US.