Advisory Board

Sayan Pathak

A Principal Engineer and Machine Learning Scientist in CNTK team at Microsoft. Sayan has published and commercialized cutting edge computer vision and machine learning technology to resolve big data problems applied to medical imaging, neuroscience, computational advertising and social network domains. Prior to joining Microsoft, he worked at Allen Institute for Brain Science. He has also consulted several startups and principal investigator on several US National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants. He was a faculty at the University of Washington for 15 years and an Affiliate Professor in CSE at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India for over 4 years, teaching to budding talents at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Dr Debarshi Roy

A Senior Surgeon (ENT, Head, Neck and Skull Base) working as a consultant with Various Esteemed Institutions like Park Clinic, Ruby General hospital, Desun Hospital and BP Poddar Hospital.Dr Roy is having 23+ years of proven experience in Medical fields. Dr Roy received his MBBS from Calcutta Medical College, MS from Patna Medical College, DOHNS from RCS England and MRCP from RCS Glasgow.

Suresh Devasahayam

Suresh Devasahayam has been Professor of Bioengineering at CMC-Vellore for more than 15 years and before that was Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at IIT-Bombay where he worked for 12 years. He has taught Medical Instrumentation, Signal Processing and Physiological Systems Modelling for the last three decades. His current interests are in Neurophysiological and Cardiovascular Measurement and in Neuro-Rehabilitation for movement recovery. He works closely with the departments of Physiology, Physical Medicine-Rehabilitation as well as other medical and surgical departments at CMC, for Research and Development.

Santanu Sankar

A distinguished scientist and Bakken Fellow in the Research and Technology group in the CRHF division of Medtronic PLC. Shantanu has 16+ years of experience in design, development, and clinical validation of atrial fibrillation and heart failure monitoring technologies. Shantanu holds 30+ issued patents and his scientific contributions include 30+ published manuscripts and 70+ conference abstracts. Shantanu received B.Tech and M.Tech degrees in E & ECE and BME from IIT Kharagpur, India and IIT Bombay, India respectively and completed his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Minnesota.

Sandip Mukherjee

Sandip brings in 28+ years of experience in software involving different dimensions of application modernization, systems integration, and consulting. His diverse exposure varies from outlining the IT strategy for large enterprises, including Government departments, to designing tactical solutions, collaborating with cross-cultural global teams. Sandip also has his own consulting organization, SimpleSolutio, through which he is involved with organizations like NIIT, ICTEAS, Nihilent Analytics, Interra IT Solutions, Aptsource, etc.

Anshuman Guha

25+ years of experience in applied machine learning, spanning Microsoft, Google, Yandex Labs, Sears Holdings, a paper digitization startup before founding his Business Intelligence startup. Angshuman has proven experience in handwriting recognition, optical character recognition, web search, image recognition, conversion prediction for online advertisements, ad click prediction based on text, machine learning infrastructure, etc. while having his main technical strength in deep learning (neural nets). Angshuman holds two dozen technical patents in and outside US. He has a BS in CS from Jadavpur University and an MS in CS from University of Iowa. He spent 3 years in a PhD program at University of Wisconsin, Madison but decided to move on to roles where he could contribute more.