Avinash Baliga is manager and software architect for the NVIDIA Nsight Perf SDK (GPU performance counter library) with a focus on graphics. He joined the NVIDIA Developer Tools group in 2008, where he has enjoyed working at all levels of the NVIDIA hardware and software technology stack, on products ranging from CUDA debuggers, GPU trace and profiling tools, and Nintendo Switch tools. Prior to NVIDIA, he developed Nintendo Wii debugger tools at Freescale/NXP. Avinash received his M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.