Applied A.I.: Intelligent Machines in the Enterprise: Presented by RAGE Frameworks

Vikram Mahidhar, RAGE Frameworks, Venkat Srinivasan, RAGE Frameworks, Sameer Anand, A.T. Kearney, Houman Motaharian, LendingPoint, and Vijay Sharm, Deloitte

Rage Frameworks hosts an interactive session that explores enterprise applications for emerging artificial intelligence solutions.

Vikram Mahidhar, SVP, Artificial Intelligence Solutions, RAGE Frameworks

Vikram heads up the semantic intelligence business at RAGE Frameworks. He is responsible for establishing go-to-market strategy, building strategic relationships, shaping products, and managing P&L for the business. He is passionate about solving big business transformation problems using semantic intelligence, big data, machine learning, analytics, and automation. Prior to joining RAGE Frameworks, Vikram was a director at Deloitte.

Venkat Srinivasan, Founder, CEO, and Chairman, RAGE Frameworks

Dr. Venkat Srinivasan is a serial entrepreneur who successfully built and exited eCredit and Corporate Fundamentals and is now the CEO of Rage Frameworks, whose AI platform is pioneering the creation of intelligent machines in a wide range of industries and for a broad range of use cases. These machines are in use today in several global corporations. With a rich academic background in finance and technology, Venkat is an expert in knowledge-based systems architectures, computational linguistics, and natural language processing. He has over 30 peer-reviewed publications and two edited volumes to his credit. His research has appeared in a number of prestigious academic journals, including the Journal of Finance, Management Science, Financial Management, the European Journal of Operations Research, and others, as well as business and news publications such as the Wall Street Journal. He holds several patents related to flexible technology architectures and is the author of a forthcoming book titled The Intelligent Enterprise in the Era of Big Data, to be published by Wiley.

Sameer Anand, Partner, A.T. Kearney

Sameer is a partner at A.T. Kearney in the Operations and Performance Transformation practice. He advises clients on achieving paradigm shifts in productivity through use of analytics while helping them think through the impact of digital capabilities on their supply chain. Sameer has used advanced analytical methods and innovative approaches to drive end-to-end supply chain transformations for clients addressing challenges with inventory, manufacturing, and logistics optimization. Before joining A.T. Kearney, Sameer was in the Strategy and Operations Group at Deloitte and the Revenue Management Group at American Airlines and Sabre, where he was awarded a U.S. patent for inventory algorithm design. He has an MBA from Chicago Booth, an MS in operations research from UNC Chapel Hill, and a BE in mechanical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee.

Houman Motaharian, Chief Revenue Officer, LendingPoint

Houman Motaharian is chief revenue officer of LendingPoint, a balance sheet lender widely recognized as a leading fin-tech innovator with its proprietary scoring model, next-generation technology, and quick loan approval process, serving consumers with credit scores between 600 and 700. At LendingPoint, he is focused on optimizing revenue across all departments and implementing next-generation data and lending solutions during a time of significant growth for the company; he leads risk, product, and data strategy. Houman believes the key to success is to listen to and understand customer needs in this underserved market and through use of best-in-class data to enable products that meet customer needs. Before joining LendingPoint, he was head of global commercial lending at American Express, chief credit officer for its Small Business Cards Division, and senior vice president of enterprise growth risk and information management. As an entrepreneur, he was the cofounder and CFO of DJ Air Group, a low-cost startup airline.

Vijay Sharm, Managing Director, Strategy and Innovation Group Company, Deloitte

Vijay is a managing director with Deloitte's Strategy and Innovation Group with extensive experience in developing business strategy and stabilizing business operations for high-tech and consumer-oriented businesses. In his current role he leads product development within Deloitte's innovation group, specifically focused on cultivating and owning relationships with startups to develop and deliver market-facing digital products. Recently, his time has been spent on building enterprise applications grounded in semantic intelligence, machine learning, and blockchain-based technologies.