Centre of Excellence for Data Science & Artificial Intelligence

The Centre of Excellence for Data Science and AI, powered by NASSCOM, is a pivotal initiative of the Government of Karnataka towards positioning the state as a premier global destination for Artificial intelligence.

Events

Masterclass

The Masterclass Series aims at connecting the AI Community with Industry Leaders to learn various topics and navigate through a wide range of critical business decisions. This series looks beyond core AI technologies and touches upon aspects of building a business that are relevant to organizations.

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AI Pathshala

AI Pathshala is a series of technology workshops designed for the developer community that facilitates peer-to-peer interactions led by Technology Experts in DS&AI areas like NLP, Computer Vision, High-Performance Computing and Product Development.

Our Advisors

Meet our members of the Strategic Innovation Group

Success Stories

NASSCOM CoE-DSAI is nurturing the growth of the AI ecosystem by collaborating with innovators, user enterprises, govt. & academia to drive innovation & adoption of AI.

Our Partners & Collaborators

Snehanshu Mitra,
HEAD – CoE, DS & ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

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Madhav Bissa
PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Madhav brings more than 20 years of experience in Strategy Consulting, Research & Analysis and Executive Search.  He has advised Fortune 500 and FTSE 500 and leading Indian organizations on the topics of Corporate Strategy, and M&A. He has worked at global organizations like Arthur D. Little, Heidrick & Struggles and Accenture.  He has been a founder of two start-ups wherein he provided business support services to organizations in the areas of strategy, fund raising, recruitment and documentation.

Madhav is also a visiting faculty at various academic institutions and from time-to-time delivers lectures and workshops on Strategy and Business Analytics.

Currently Madhav works at NASSCOM’s Centre of Excellence for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence as Program Director.  In this role, he helps organizations adopt Data Science and Artificial Intelligence solutions and assists DS&AI startups to connect with investors.

Supriya Samuel
BRANDING AND MARKETING MANAGER

Supriya Samuel has more than 14 years of work experience across many profiles in Sales, Branding, Campaign Management, Digital & Product Marketing, Channel Enablement, Event Management and Account Based Marketing.She holds a Client Centricity and an Agile Explorer Badge from IBM and is also a Certified Digital and Product Marketer from Udemy.

During her stint with IBM for more than a decade, she has been a part of the ISA (India-South Asia) Inside Sales and worldwide teams to drive Marketing efforts for the Global Alliances, Industry, Product and the Account based Marketing Teams. She played a crucial role in setting up the MDF process for Pan Europe to leverage the SAP Funds to run demand generation activities and created a new digital experience like Oracle Virtual University for the IBM Sales Teams to help them navigate a wide range of enablement materials. She also drove the end-to-end planning of IBM’s Cloud presence at the world’s premier Banking Event- Sibos in 2018 and was instrumental in conceptualizing the VIP Framework for IBM’s Top Integrated accounts in 2019.

As the Marketing & Branding Manager at NASSCOM – CoE DS&AI, Supriya leads and drives the Integrated communication plan for promotion and dissemination of various NASSCOM’s CoE DS&AI Programs which includes Events, Webinars, Technology workshops and Marketing content to the NASSCOM Teams and the DS&AI ecosystem. At present ,she is spearheading activities such as driving & engaging conversations across various social media handles of CoE DS&AI. She has worked very closely with the Government of Karnataka for the CoE’s participation in Asia’s largest Summit (Bangalore Technology Summit) creating a strong brand presence in the DS&AI ecosystem.

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                Krishna Prabhu,
                TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

                Currently Technical Director at NASSCOM CoE DS & AI, play pivotal role in National initiatives like Open Data Platform, AI HPC Labs, AI – Technical mentoring, help accelerate AI adoption in Industry with initiatives like Innovate to build, Data and AI Policy frameworks

                Over 23 years experience in Leading and delivering Analytics engagements and Solutions across Industries. Played key roles
                Strategizing Analytics Solutions and Leading Advanced Analytics Centre of Excellence. Delivered Advanced Analytics engagements
                in Cognitive, Data Sciences, IoT, Predictive Customer Intelligence (PCI), Predictive Maintenance and Quality (PMQ) across
                Domain areas

                A Senior Data Scientist, AI specialist and practitioner

                Have lead Concept to roll-out of Advanced Analytics solutions for Fortune 500 companies across USA, UK, SE.Asia, Africa

                An alumni of IIM Bangalore specializing in Business Analytics & Intelligence
                Background in Bachelor of Engineering from Bangalore Univ and holds a Diploma in Management & Economics