In this podcast Dr. Vishnu Nanduri has informal conversations with both up and coming and seasoned AI and Analytics Leaders, product and tech innovators from around the world. These are informal yet thoughtful conversations about AI research being implemented around the world, career conversations and pointers about how the leaders got to where they are, and some of Vishnu's own thoughts about the direction of AI and tech over the next decade. Disclaimer: These conversations are solely the opinions of Dr. Vishnu Nanduri and the speakers. They DO NOT represent the views of their current or former employers.
Building digital behavioral modification tools for better health with Aktivo's Gourab Mukherjee
In this episode we speak with Mr. Gourab Mukherjee, who is the CEO and Co-Founder of a digital health-tech startup in Singapore called Aktivo Labs.
Gourab has a background in computer science, digital marketing, and sales. He co-founded Aktivo Labs with his team Dr. David Lai and Dr. Meng-Han Kuok, a Cardio-thoracic surgeon and an engineer respectively.
Aktivo Lab's flagship health app, Aktivo, is powered by a proprietary algorithm generating the Aktivo Score, which is a digital biomarker for health and longevity.
Gourab talks about:
How his startup is coping with the COVID-19 situation. He talks about how his organization is re-prioritizing key initiatives due to the outbreak.How his company's objective is to tackle some of the 'wicked' problems related to chronic disease and health, plaguing the world, using technologyHow the Aktivo score computed and the applications to healthcare and health insurance industryHis general leadership style and pointers for entrepreneurs.
Conversational AI-The next frontier for Brand-Customer Engagement with Swami Sekar
In this episode we chat with Swami Sekar, the CEO and Co-Founder of Winimy.ai, a conversational AI startup based in Singapore.
Swami holds an MS and MBA from MIT and a Bachelor's degree in engineering from NTU.
Swami discusses how his company is responding to the COVID-19 crisisHe provides some pointers on how to manage startup teams during such crisesWhat winimy.ai does in conversational AI, holographic telepresence, etc.Swami says "over the last 40 years, we have had to learn how to interact with machines from typing to swiping, but for the first time in human history, the machines are trying to learn our behavior, which is an important inflection point."Pointers for entrepreneurs and how organizations in Singapore like Enterprise Singapore, SGInnovate, and IMDA have played an important role in Winimy's success.
People, Trust, Innovation, and AI with Celine Le Cotonnec
In this episode, we speak with Celine Le Cotonnec, the Chief Data & Innovation Officer for Bank of Singapore. She is a leading voice in Asia for AI and ML and for empowerment and training of people to ensure they are ready for the upcoming AI-led transformation of the financial sector.
Why do people need to be the centerpiece of an organization's AI strategy?AI Explanability versus Trust in AIAdvice for FinTech and InsurTech players in Asia.How Celine founded the Shanghai Young Bakers (SYB), a charity program providing free training in French bakery to marginalized Chinese youth aged 17 to 23, enabling them to find qualified jobs and lead independent lives after graduation.
AI Explanability and what it means to be a Data Artist with Dr. David Hardoon
In this episode we speak with Dr. David Hardoon. David is a renowned expert and a much sought after speaker on the topics of AI, Machine Learning, and analytics in the Banking and Financial services sectors around the world.
In this episode we talk about:
What it means to be a data artist?What is AI explainability and why it is a critical topic?What is the long term impact of AI?What is a data culture?Hope you enjoy the conversation.