Head of Maker’s lab the thin-q-bator division at TechMahindra. Nikhil’s expertise and passion include Artificial intelligence, typically natural language processing. At the lab the primary objective is to understand intelligence at its primal level and then apply it to create IPs or solutions to benefit customers and employees alike.
Solutions in the lab are built based on the following:
a) Robotics (physical) and Robotics augmentation of software
b) Machine learning with a focus on NLP, Recurrent neural nets, Deep Belief Networks
c) IoT which includes working with Raspberry pi’s, beaglebones, Intel Edison, microservices and augmented reality.
Nikhil has 15 years of Industry experience which range from teaching at premier institutes like RMIT, to working with IBM global services and TechMahindra. He has spearheaded Digital Transformations across the board from the smallest to the largest companies. Now he acts as a consultant as well for Digital transformation in Telecom companies.
Nikhil has a personal robotic assistant at his lab which guides visitors to meet him. Now, he is creating a holographic agent for himself. He lives in Pune with his wife Shalini and a 3 year old son Angad.