Anirudh Koul

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Anirudh Koul is the Head of AI & Research at Aira, and was previously at Microsoft AI & Research where he founded Seeing AI - the defacto app used by the blind community worldwide. With features shipped to about a billion people, he brings over a decade of production-oriented applied research experience on petabyte-scale datasets. He has been transforming ideas to reality using AI for Augmented Reality, Robotics, Speech, Productivity as well as building tools for people with disabilities. His work, which the 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, TEDx, on Netflix, National Geographic, and applauded by world leaders including Justin Trudeau and Theresa May.