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Sumit Gulwani is a computer scientist seeking connections: between ideas, between research & practice, and with people with varied roles. He is the inventor of many intent-understanding technologies including the popular Flash Fill feature in Excel. He founded the PROSE research and engineering team at Microsoft that develops APIs for program synthesis and has incorporated them into various products including Office, Visual Studio, SQL, PowerQuery, and Powershell. He has co-authored 10 award winning papers and a total of 125+ peer-reviewed papers across multiple computer science areas, delivered 50+ keynotes and invited talks at various forums, and authored 65+ patent applications. He is a recipient of the ACM SIGPLAN Robin Milner Young Researcher Award (for pioneering contributions to program synthesis and intelligent tutoring systems), ACM SIGPLAN Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award, and the President’s Gold Medal from IIT Kanpur.