Dr. Anand Deshpande

Founder and CEO, Asquared IoT, India

Anand is an expert in Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning, Engineering Simulations, Mathematical Modelling & Algorithms, Numerical Methods & Optimization, and High-Performance Computing with more than 20 years of research and development experience in word-class research organizations in both India and the USA. Anand has several publications in tier-1 journals and conferences in areas ranging from electronic packaging to parallel computing, including an “Outstanding Paper Award” at IEEE EPTC 2008, a tier-1 conference in electronic packaging. Anand also holds international patents. Anand’s expertise and experience includes bringing together knowledge from multiple domains and solving complex multidisciplinary problems. Anand has led multidisciplinary team from across geographies to solve challenging engineering and industrial problems and developing innovative approaches. In his current role, Anand is bringing together expertise in AI, computing, and industrial domain to create AI solutions based on video/image analytics as well as sound analytics.

Anand is a founder and CEO of Asquared IoT, a venture that focuses on innovative applications of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Industry 4.0. Anand also heads the Industrial AI and Industry 4.0 Solutions for AlgoAnalytics. In the past Anand has worked for Intel Labs (Bangalore), TCS Labs (TRDDC, Pune), and Motorola R&D (Chicago, USA). Anand holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Colorado at Boulder, USA, which he obtained in 2001, and he has also done post-doctoral research at the University of Colorado.