Dr. Akhil Sahai on Big Data in Startups, Hyper Automation and Innovation

Welcome to our next episode of Big Data Talks, in which we have conversations with Industry Experts about the way in which data, machine learning and artificial intelligence are changing the way we live. My name is Jan-Willem Middelburg, and I will be your host today. I am the author of the Enterprise Big Data Framework, which is hosting this series of Big Data Talks. You can always watch back the recording of this discussion on YouTube, the Big Data Framework Website, and the podcasting platform on Apple Podcasts.

Today, I am very happy to announce my next guest, Dr. Akhil Sahai. Dr. Akhil a Founding member of Kanverse, is an accomplished executive with 20+ years of extensive experience, of managing high growth, multi-hundred million dollar product portfolios at large Enterprises like LexisNexis, HP, Dell, Cisco, VMware, and of having scaled startups as Head of Products, like Gale Technologies (acquired by Dell), Perspica Inc. (acquired by Cisco) and Symphony SummitAI. He has a Ph.D. from INRIA France and an MBA from Wharton School. He has 17 technical patents, has authored a book and 80+ technical peer reviewed articles.

I have had the great pleasure of meeting Dr. Akhil a couple of years ago in person in Kuala Lumpur, and I still remember his talk on machine learning and AI. It is such a great pleasure to talk to you again Dr. Akhil. Welcome to Big Data Talks.