ABOUT ME

Hina Dixit is a Software Engineering Leader with 12+ years of experience in Software Engineering. Hina currently drives all investments in the field of AI at SamsungNext. Hina led a team at Apple for 8 years with a focus on multiple projects varying from Security, iCloud, Artificial Intelligence, Developer Tools & Data Integrity. From managing a team of seasoned developers to being responsible for bringing up & architecting projects along with the delegation and holding status meetings, Hina was directly responsible for unblocking individuals and finding resources throughout the company to direct the team to succeed. With her experience at Apple as an expert in AI, App Development, Backend & Cloud, she has led various cross-organization projects.

Hina holds multiple patents through her work at Apple. She is also an investor for EventTow, AI/AR-based app to book event management services, and Aryahi Inc., focusing on No-Code solutions.

Hina's superpowers in her own words are:
"I am good at building connections, problem-solving, architecting a feature, and driving an initiative to completion."

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EXPERIENCE

What I’ve Done

January 2022 - Present

AI/AR INVESTOR, SAMSUNGNEXT

Hina currently drives end-to-end investment management as a deal lead, along with sourcing and screening for compelling opportunities for investments specializing in AI/AR. Hina engages with startup entrepreneurs and investors to bolster networks and evangelize the Next organization and mission, maintaining relationships with internal business teams to communicate insights, understand strategic needs and develop partnerships. Hina also focuses on the thought leadership at Samsung Next, actively contributing to the investment strategy in the focus segments, establishing domain expertise and credibility. She is also responsible for external and internal relationship development, distilling and conveying insights to internal business teams and external startup community.

July 2014 - January 2022

SOFTWARE ENGINEERING LEADER, APPLE

People Management, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Full Stack, Apps/Framework Development


Hina & her team worked on Xcode features, along with projects focusing on Artificial Intelligence, Backend Engineering & UIKit. Hina is also a hands on leader, she was responsible for bringing up/architecting projects and delegation and holding status meetings. She was directly responsible for unblocking individuals and finding resources throughout the company to direct the team to succeed. She has varied experience at Apple, taking on different projects for different groups through Apple Internal programs. Hina is skilled at building connections, problem-solving, architecting a feature, and driving an initiative to completion. 


Her tech stack is:

Objective-C/Swift/Python/Java/JS/Django/Scala/Spark/Pie/Mac Apps/iOS Apps/Command-line tools/Frameworks/Tools/NGINX/Heroku/Client-Server Programming/Virtualization/JavaScript/AngularJS/EmberJS/NOSQL/Cassandra/FoundationDB, Full Stack Developer

Feb 2020 - Present

ANGEL INVESTOR, ARYAHI INC.

Aryahi Inc. is based in San Jose, a company that has brought brightest of minds in the bay to create some awesome AI/AR/Robotics projects. Stay tuned for more updates.

Feb 2020 - Present

ANGEL INVESTOR, EVENTTOW

EventTow is world’s first platform to book weddings & events related services online. App & Website launched on October 4th 2020. Looking for pre-series A funding. EventTow has received  10K+ vendor applications but only accepted 1000+ applicants to maintain the quality of the service. One of a kind luxury portal that makes planning any event seamless using AI/AR!

July 2012 - July 2014

SOFTWARE ENGINEER, SYMANTEC

Hina was responsible for installer/upgrader for Symantec Endpoint Protection. Software Development/Continuous Integration in Java/Python/Ant scripting for Vontu/Symantec Endpoint Protection which was later acquired by Broadcom.

 

EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Learning and Living

Jan 2021 - August 2023

GRADUATE PROGRAM ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, STANFORD UNIVERSITY

May 2010 - May 2012

MASTERS OF SCIENCE, SANTA CLARA UNIVERSITY

January 2023 - June 2025

BACHELORS OF TECHNOLOGY, MODY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY & SCIENCE

January 2023 - June 2025

HIGH SCHOOLMERCY MEMORIAL SCHOOL

 

SKILLS

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

STARTUP INVESTOR

SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

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