Neelesh Dodda

Hi, I'm Neelesh, but my friends call me Neel! I'm a recent UC Berkeley graduate with a passion for big data, machine learning and entrepreneurship. I also dabble in cloud technologies and game development. In my free time, I love playing basketball, watching cop shows and drinking milk tea.

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University of California, Berkeley

Bachelor of Science
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS)
August 2016 - May 2019




I cofounded a startup in my sophomore year of college. We're building privacy-preserving artificial intelligence for companies that struggle to centralize their data or are simply unable to. Check out our website here for more information.

April 2018 - Present

Software Development Engineer Intern


As a part of AWS's EC2 Host Lifecycle Management team, I designed and developed a service that automated the classification and scheduling of EC2 hosts for retirement.

May 2018 - August 2018

Software Intern


I created and deployed a full-stack web application that queries company’s database and delivers analytics on company’s mobile app. The application also includes a predictive model for customer churn, using a machine learning technique called decision trees.

May 2017 - August 2017

Youth Director of PBL Gaming

Evergreen United Education Foundation

I developed a desktop application (PBL Vocab Challenge) that tests students’ vocabulary skills in the form of a racing game. It was used by 500+ students in Evergreen School District.

August 2013 - May 2016



I worked with a team on a decentralized chat bot that learns off of prior conversations it has had. We won first place at the Spring 2018 YC Hackathon. Check out the Devpost here.

April 2018

VR Air Hockey

I worked on a virtual reality game that allows the player to compete against an AI in air hockey game. Check out the repo here.

November 2017

The Long Walk

I worked on a Chrome extension at CalHacks 2016 that optimizes my college’s schedule building software based on distance between classes and nearby dining establishments. Check out the Devpost here.

October 2016


Hover over each category to see the list of skills!

  • Languages
    • Java
    • Python
    • SQL
    • C
    • HTML/CSS
    • Javascript
    • C#
  • Databases
    • Amazon RDS
    • MySQL Workbench
    • Amazon DynamoDB
    • Oracle DB
    • MongoDB
  • Frameworks
    • Flask
    • Node.js
    • Apache Tomcat
  • Other
    • Jupyter Notebook
    • Amazon Elastic Beanstalk
    • Docker
    • Kubernetes
    • Unity 3D/MonoDevelop


  • 1st Place - YC Hackathon Spring 2018
  • 3rd Place - CS61C's Optimization Contest for Matrix Multiplication Fall 2017
  • 1st Place - ECS Regionals (Alice Programming Category) Spring 2013


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