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AI for India and Beyond

Dr. Manish Gupta
Director at Google Research India | Infosys Foundation Chair Professor at IIIT Bangalore
Hosted by Dr. Santanu Paul, Founder and CEO, TalentSprint


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DeepTalk is an interactive series on Deep Tech where leaders, experts and trendsetters at the forefront of technological change, discuss and share their unique perspective and knowledge in disruptive technologies like AI, ML, Blockchain, FinTech, IoT and more with our vast community of professionals.

The recently concluded DeepTalk 8 featured Dr. Manish Gupta, Director at Google Research India and Infosys Foundation Chair Professor at IIIT Bangalore. With experienced professionals across diverse industries in attendance, Dr Manish shared his perspective on how AI is transforming Indian business, economy, society, and beyond.



Dr. Manish Gupta
Director at Google Research India
(Ex VideoKen, Xerox, IBM)

Dr. Manish Gupta is the Director at Google Research India. He also holds an additional appointment as Infosys Foundation Chair Professor at IIIT Bangalore. Previously, Manish has led VideoKen, a video technology startup, and the research centers for Xerox and IBM in India. As a Senior Manager at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, New York, Manish led the team developing system software for the Blue Gene/L supercomputer. Manish holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. He has co-authored about 75 papers, with more than 7,000 citations in Google Scholar (and an h-index of 46), and has been granted 19 US patents. He is a Fellow of ACM and the Indian National Academy of Engineering.


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Dr. Santanu Paul
Founder and CEO, TalentSprint
(Ex Virtusa, IBM, Open Pages)

Dr. Santanu leads strategy and growth at TalentSprint, an NSE Group Company. He serves as an independent director for organizations that use disruptive technologies as their engine of growth. Under his leadership, TalentSprint has emerged as one of India’s leading tech-enabled education platforms for professionals and a youth career accelerator for young job seekers in the technology space. His professional career began in New York at the reputed IBM T.J. Watson Research Center. He has also worked as Senior Vice President at Virtusa and as CTO for Openpages and Viveca. An author of 20+ research papers and an inventor with 2 US patents, Santanu received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

About TalentSprint

TalentSprint, a National Stock Exchange (NSE) Group Company, brings transformational high-end and deep-tech learning programs to emerging and experienced professionals in partnership with top academic institutions and global corporations. Its patent-pending, AI-powered, digital learning platform enables a perfect blend of high-end academics and industry-leading practitioner experience. Its programs have consistently seen a high engagement rate and customer delight. For more information, visit www.talentsprint.com

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