US-based solutions and digital products company, Tavant has roped in Dr Atul Varshneya to head its AI division.
“We are thrilled to welcome Atul to our team,” said Manish Arya, CTO and co-founder of Tavant, on Dr Varshneya’s addition to the Tavant team.
Dr Varshneya, who was Vice President Technology, Artificial Intelligence R&D at Samsung SDS Research America, will to concentrate on the reduction of time-to-implementation and applied innovation for AI-based platforms and solutions. A PhD holder from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, Dr Varshneya has also had senior leadership roles in companies such as Motorola, AGNITY and BayPackets.
“My experience in AI will accelerate Tavant’s vision of providing sophisticated solutions for customers in the face of rapidly changing business conditions, ” Dr Varshneya commented on his new role.
Tavant will try to leverage Dr Varshneya’s extensive knowledge of software technologies, and artificial intelligence and machine learning and his experience of successfully contributing to its application to business problems. Dr Varshneya was involved with the Samsung SDSRA AI engine which helps provide business solutions to companies with the help of AI.
“His extensive experience in reinforcement learning and deep learning and his passion for technology innovation will help transform outcomes for our customers,” added Arya.
Tavant, which was founded in 2000, is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. It provides AI solutions and digital platforms to clients manufacturing, media and lending industries across Asia-Pacific, North America and Europe. The company offers solutions in critical business scenarios such as credit risk, customer retention, lead forecasting, sales conversion, hyper-personalisation, fraud management and equipment failure prediction.
Earlier this month, it was also reported that Tavant had entered into a collaboration with Naylor Association Solutions to help progress its future-ready eCommerce marketplace, Naylor Marketplace, which facilitates integration of immediate third-party software with Naylor association management software (AMS).