Akshay currently working with IBM Research lab as a Software Engineering Researcher as a part of the Industry Solutions Research team. His interest is in Natural Language Processing systems, Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining. His current research efforts are towards the Financial and Retail systems.
His current work involves working on a retail asset to enable demand sensing and predictive demand insights. Building a system that combines hyper-local data, such as weather and neighborhood demographics, with product, transaction and location data to infer demand patterns and drivers for product sales. In the past Akshay has contributed to the Cognitive Education Research team while working on the Career Advisor solutions and the Financial Service PoCs.