Meet the Instructors

Aditya Ashoka

FPGA Engineer, Amazon Lab126

Aditya Ashoka is as an FPGA engineer at Amazon Lab126. Before Amazon, he worked in both the finance and defense industries. In finance, he worked at a high-frequency trading firm where he developed hardware acceleration platforms to reduce the trading infrastructure's latency. While in defense, he was an ASIC designer and developed radiation-hardened processors for NASA’s satellites and rovers.

Ashoka has master’s in computer engineering from Virginia Tech and worn a few other hats anchored in social work and teaching. He was a board member at Manassas City Public Schools Education Foundation, a substitute teacher at Prince William County Public Schools, a 30 Minute Guidance founder, a web designer at Give Me Break from Cancer and a master financial education volunteer at Virginia Cooperative Extension.

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