AI for Social Good

Rahul Panicker, Wadhwani Institute for Artificial Intelligence

Rahul Panicker speaks to applying AI for social good in India, including using AI to estimate the weight of newborns.

Rahul Panicker, Chief Innovation Officer, Wadhwani Institute for Artificial Intelligence

Rahul Panicker is an entrepreneur and technology leader. He is an MIT Technology Review Innovator Under 35 awardee, a World Economic Forum Social Entrepreneur of the Year, an Industrial Design Society of America Gold winner, and an Echoing Green Fellow. He holds an MS/PhD in EE from Stanford University, where he worked across machine learning and applied physics. He is also an alumnus of Stanford’s design school and has a B.Tech from IIT Madras. Rahul was the cofounder and president of Embrace, a venture-backed Stanford startup that has helped over 300,000 premature babies in over 25 developing countries, and whose product the WHO recognized as a top innovation in global health.


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