Founder, Drive Visual Data Analytics

Pradeep Janakiraman, is the founder and CEO of Drive Visual Analytics, an award winning Computer Vision and AI startup focused on analysis of Visual content and delivery of innovative solutions. Pradeep is a seasoned technocrat, with over 2 decades of experience in the areas of Big Data Analytics, Mobility, Distributed Computing and Enterprise software across various settings such as research, product companies, startups and IT services organisations.

Pradeep started his career at IBM T.J. Watson research centre and subsequently worked in leading product companies such as Sun Microsystems and Verisign. Later Pradeep held senior leadership positions at fast growing midcap IT services companies and led large engineering teams and delivered IT solutions in the areas of Enterprise systems, Mobility and Analytics to several Fortune-100 companies

Pradeep is a graduate of BITS Pilani, and he holds a Masters in Computer Science from Syracuse University and an Executive MBA from IIM Kolkata. He holds 2 patents for his research work at IBM Watson. Pradeep is also a trained classical singer and has deep interests in the areas of music and creative arts.