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Anirudh Koul

Anirudh Koul
Data Scientist, Microsoft

Website | @anirudhkoul

Anirudh is a noted AI expert, O’Reilly author, and a former scientist at Microsoft AI & Research, where he founded Seeing AI, the most used technology among the blind community after the iPhone. Anirudh serves as the Head of AI & Research at Aira, noted by Time Magazine as one of the best inventions of 2018. He’s also the author of the upcoming ‘Practical Deep Learning for Cloud & Mobile’. With features shipped to a billion users, he brings over a decade of production-oriented Applied Research experience on PetaByte scale datasets. He has been developing technologies using AI techniques for Augmented Reality, Robotics, Speech, Productivity as well as Accessibility. Some of his recent work, which IEEE has called ‘life-changing’, has been honored by CES, FCC, Cannes Lions, American Council of the Blind, showcased at events by UN, White House, House of Lords, World Economic Forum, Netflix, National Geographic, and applauded by world leaders including Justin Trudeau and Theresa May.


11:55am-12:35pm Thursday, September 6, 2018
Secondary topics:  Deep Learning models, Edge computing and Hardware
Anirudh Koul (Microsoft)
Over the last few years, convolutional neural networks (CNN) have risen in popularity, especially for computer vision. Anirudh Koul explains how to bring the power of convolutional neural networks and deep learning to memory- and power-constrained devices like smartphones. Read more.