Dr. Shailesh Kumar

Dr. Shailesh Kumar

Chief Data Scientist and CoE AI/ML
Jio Platforms Limited
location_on India

Member since 4 years


Dr. Shailesh Kumar

Specialises In
Computer Vision Conversational computing Knowledge Graph Remote Sensing

Dr. Shailesh Kumar is currently the Chief Data Scientist at the Centre of Excellence in AI/ML, Reliance Jio.

Prior to this, he worked as a Distinguished Scientist at Ola cabs, Chief Scientist and Co-founder of Third Leap, an EdTech startup, Researcher in the Google Brain team, Sr. Scientist at Yahoo! Labs and Principal Scientist at Fair Isaac Research.

Dr. Kumar has 18 years of experience in building AI solutions in a variety of domains including Web, Retail, Finance, Remote Sensing, Fleet Management, Computer Vision, Knowledge Graph, and Conversational computing.

He has published over 20 international papers and book chapters and holds more than 20 patents in AI/ML.

He was recognized as one of the top 10 data scientists in India in 2015 by Analytics India Magazine.

Dr. Kumar holds a Masters and Ph.D. in AI from UT-Austin and B.Tech. in Computer Science from IIT-Varanasi.