Vijay Ekambaram  Vijay Ekambaram photo         

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Senior Research Engineer and IBM Master Inventor



A seasoned AI Technologist focusing on product ideation, innovation, development, and scaling of Machine learning apps. Works at the intersection of leveraging Machine learning/Deep learning technologies in the Fashion, Retail, Supply Chain, Mobile, IoT and Education domain with a specific focus on NLP, Vision, and Time-series analysis. 

With 10 years of overall industrial experience at IBM Research AI Lab and Intel R&D, he has filed over 250+ US patent applications with 200+ already granted/issued. As of Aug, 2022 - He is the third highest patent holder in India and in the Top 500 worldwide. He has also published his work in various conference venues and also has contributed to several product releases in the market. 



Awards & Recognition:

1. Recipient of IBM Outstanding Technical Achievement Award (OTAA) - 2015.
2. Recipient of IBM Master Inventor Award - 2015 ( Youngest and Fastest Inventor to receive this prestigious award in IBM-Asia [at the age of 26].
3. Recipient of IBM Invention Achievement Award - Plateau Level 50 (One Plateau level comprises of 4 filed patents)
4. Recipient of the CMC Prize (Donated by Messrs. C.M.C. Ltd, Bombay) & Institute Merit Prize from IIT Madras for being the M.Tech Topper in CSE 2012 batch.
5. Recipient of the IIT Gold Medal for academic excellence in CSE'12 batch.
6. Recipient of the Best Thesis Award amongst M.Tech and Dual Degree Computer Science & Engineering graduates from IIT Madras for the year 2012.
7. Anna University Rank holder and College Gold Medalist in B.E (SSN, CSE).