DR. SHAILESH KUMAR
Chief Data Scientist, Reliance Jio
Dr. Shailesh Kumar is the Chief Data Scientist at Reliance Jio. He also serves as a visiting faculty of Machine Learning at Indian School of Business. Prior to this he was a Distinguished Scientist at Ola, Co-Founder at ThirdLeap - an EdTech AI company, Researcher in the Google Brain team, Senior Scientist at Yahoo! Labs, and Principal Scientist at Fair Isaac Research. He was recognized as one of the Top 10 data scientists in India in 2015 and top 50 Analytics Leaders in India in 2018 by the Analytic Science Magazine.
Dr. Kumar has over eighteen years of experience in natural language understanding, speech understanding, computer vision, fleet management, retail data mining, ed-tech, IoT, finance, insurance, and healthcare. He has published over 20 conference papers, journal papers, and book chapters and holds about 20 patents in these areas.