Put AI to Work
April 15-18, 2019
New York, NY
Banu Nagasundaram

Banu Nagasundaram
Product Marketing Engineer, Intel

Banu Nagasundaram is a product marketing manager with the Artificial Intelligence Products Group at Intel, where she drives overall Intel AI products positioning and AI benchmarking strategy and acts as the technical marketer for AI products including Intel Xeon and Intel Nervana Neural Network Processors. Previously, Banu was a product marketing engineer with the Data Center Group at Intel, where she supported performance marketing for Xeon Phi, Intel FPGA, and Xeon for AI; was a design engineer on the exascale supercomputing research team with Intel Federal; and worked at Qualcomm doing design verification of mobile processors. Banu holds an MS in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Florida and is working toward an MBA at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business.


4:05pm4:45pm Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Location: Trianon Ballroom
Banu Nagasundaram offers an overview of Intel's Deep Learning Boost (Intel DL Boost) technology, featuring integer vector neural network instructions targeting future Intel Xeon scalable processors. Banu walks you through the 8-bit integer convolution implementation made in the Intel MKL-DNN library to demonstrate how this new instruction is used in optimized code. Read more.