SANTA CLARA CONVENTION CENTER
MAY 4-5, 2018

THE WORLD’S LARGEST
ENTREPRENEURSHIP CONFERENCE

Imagination AI

PIYUSH MODI

BD/Chief Strategist – Industrial Sector, NVIDIA

Piyush Modi is a Business Development/Chief Strategist for Industrial Sector at NVIDIA. He is actively engaged with major industrial companies and related research labs to conceive and realize Industrial AI enabled solutions. He is interested in real time deep learning training/inferencing platforms, architecture and related algorithms for the Industrial use cases spanning inspection, predictive maintenance and automation. Prior to NVIDIA, at Sentient.ai as a VP of engineering he led a team to build industry's first distributed AI (Deep Learning and Evolutionary Algorithms) platform to serve the model building pipeline needs for E-Commerce, Financial and Industrial verticals to harness dark compute cycles from 1000s of GPUs available globally. Previously, in his career spanning 20+ years he has held CTO, Sr. VP and Head of Research Lab positions at companies including GE Global Research, BT, Ribbit, IP Unity and AT&T Bell Labs, to deliver major industry forming outcomes spanning Speech Recognition, VOIP, IOT and Deep Learning technologies. Piyush holds a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering (Speech Recognition) from Rutgers, New Jersey, a MS in Computer Science from University of Tennessee and a B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi, India.