Karthik Visweswariah is a Senior Technical Staff Member and Senior Manger of the Business Analytics and Math Sciences Dept. at IBM Research India. He leads a team focused on applying optimization, machine learning and high performance analytics in areas such as Smarter Workforce, Natural Resources and Smarter Commerce. Prior to this he was manager of the text analytics group at IBM Research, India.
Prior to joing IBM Research, India in 2008 he spent 8 years at IBM's T.J. Watson Research Center in the Human Language Technologies group working on improving speech recognition technologies. He obtained his Ph.D from Princeton University in 1999 and B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.