Senior Scientific Advisor (ARTPARK), Professor - IISc
(Professor-IISc), Convenor of Machine Learning Lab, Bioinformatics.
(UC Berkeley, IISc)
Mr. Umakant Soni
Chief Executive Officer(ARTPARK)
Co-founder AI foundry, Advisor & Founding Partner pi Ventures, a $35m early stage fund for AI (India’s first & only AI focused fund). Sr. AI Advisor, Sweden India Business Council. India's nominated expert on GPAI (Global Partnership on AI ) for Innovation and commercialization
Dr. Geetha Manjunath
Founder, CEO and CTO of NIRAMAI Health Analytix
PhD from IISc and management education from Kellogg’s Chicago. She comes with over 25 years of experience in IT innovation. She has proposed and led multiple AI projects at Xerox Research and Hewlett Packard India.
Prashanth Aditya Susarla
Works with start-ups & fin-tech companies on their technology & product needs. As CTO, he oversaw PayU grow ~70x. B.tech from IIT Kanpur & MBA from ISB, Hyderabad
Dr. Siva Teja Kakileti
Senior Data Scientist (Niramai)
PhD from Maastricht University, Netherlands and an IIT graduate. Siva has 6+ years of industrial experience in in AI/ML for Medical Imaging. He is a founding team member with Data Scientist role at Niramai. He is a co-inventor of 14 international patent grants and co-authored 20+ publications in international journals and conferences. Prior to Niramai, he worked in Xerox research centre India as a budding scientist for 1.5 years.
Poorna Chandra Tejasvi K.G
Senior Technical Associate (ARTPARK)
Poorna is a senior software engineer with strong experience in designing and developing backend systems. He works primarily on development, operations and automation of cloud applications. He graduated with a gold medal in engineering from Christ University and was previously with the IISc smart-city team for about 3 years. He is currently working on the various modules of the Datasetu project
Dr. Padmanabh Kamath
Prof and HOD, Department of Cardiology
KMC Hospital, Mangalore, Karnataka
Recipient of Prime ministers award for healthcare innovation for the year 2021- Janaushadhi Chikitsak Award
Dr. Vijay Chandru
An academic (professor of engineering and computer science for 23 years) turned entrepreneur.
Ph.D. in the mathematics of decision sciences (aka operations research) at MIT in 1982. Taught and conducted research in the computational mathematics of optimization, geometry, logic, and biology at Purdue University (1982-1993) and the Indian Institute of Science (1992-2005).
Started, Strand Life Sciences www.strandls.com as an exciting life science informatics company based in Bangalore, India
Mr. Subhashis Banerjee
Chief Investment Officer (ARTPARK)
Subhashis is an entrepreneur and investment banker and has previously worked for Standard Chartered Bank Real Estate Private Equity Fund, Tata Housing Development Company, Sequoia Capital, Tishman Speyer Private Equity Fund. An alumnus of IIT Kanpur and IIM Calcutta.
Syed Qais Hayat
President Strategy and Operations (ARTPARK)
An ex-NDA and a veteran officer who served the Indian Navy's Executive branch with elan for about 21 yrs, currently strategizing and heading Operations at Innovation Hub for Robotics and Autonomous Systems Innovation Foundation (ARTPARK), Bangalore.
Syed Adil Hassan
Head of marketing and communications (ARTPARK)
A marketing specialist, having extensive experience in bringing products and services to market.
Earlier was leading Marketing at Google and Intel
Product & Design (ARTPARK)
User Experience Designer from NID (National Institute of Design) - Ahmedabad, has 10+ years of experience and worked extensively in designing end to end-user experience across platforms. Co-Founder of Design Shift, earlier was head of design at Soroco and Ola Electric. Ex Honeywell, Deloitte Digital, Target.
Senior Data Scientist (Niramai)
He brings in rich experience from both healthcare and automotive Industries. He has predominantly worked on projects in computer vision and system modeling. He spent close to 16 years with Mercedes-Benz R & D India, working on various pre-development projects, especially towards the Fuel Cell vehicle development program.
Software Engineer (Artpark)
Vishwajeet is a zealous techie always ready to explore and learn new technologies. He has expertise in Full Stack Development and Video processing. While pursuing his B.Tech from GLBITM, he has won several coding competitions and Hackathons.
Research Associate (IISC)
Research Associate at Machine Learning Lab, IISc, and RBCCPS. He is joining as a Ph.D. student at Université Laval and MILA in fall 2021. His research interests include AI for healthcare, explainable AI, generative modeling, and robotics. He obtained his bachelor's from SVNIT - Surat and his masters is from IISc Bangalore. He has 2+ years of academic research experience working at IISc Bangalore and 3+ years of industry experience working at Donut Research Labs and NVIDIA.
Research Engineer (Niramai)
Pratik is a Research Engineer at Niramai. He has pursued his B.Tech in Computer Science from the University of Mumbai and has extensive experience working on data science projects on diverse problems such as agriculture-tech, fin-tech, and health-tech using deep learning algorithms. He has also founded a startup company which is focused on solving the waste management problem by leveraging the already established kabadiwala network in any city. He is very much interested in working towards solutions that address social problems by applying state-of-the-art deep tech.
Research Intern (IISC)
Research Intern at Machine Learning Lab, IISc. He is actively working on medical imaging and model explainability-based research projects. He obtained his B.Tech. in IT from Dharmsinh Desai University and has significant industrial and academic research experience.