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Aiydec Appoints Dr. Richard Harmon as a Special Advisor

Aiydec Appoints Dr. Richard Harmon as a Special Advisor, Aiydec

Aiydec, a company that wants to simplify AI implementation for businesses, has announced that Dr. Richard Harmon has joined the company as a Special Advisor for its go-to-market strategy and external partnerships.

Dr. Harmon is the Global Managing Director of Financial services at Cloudera. He has over 20 years of experience in Capital Markets, particularly in Risk and Quantitative Analytics, and has worked with firms such as Citi, Bankers Trust, JP Morgan, Bank of America, and Blackrock.

In a press release, Aiydec's CEO Aashutosh Mishra said, "We are really pleased to have Dr. Harmon and Dr. Abate on board with us. Richard will help us refine our product/market fit for our core AI platform, Zinia™. He will also guide us in our sales and marketing endeavours and go-to-market-strategy.”

Dr. Harmon added, "Aiydec's AI platform, Zinia, is uniquely placed for business value capture in financial institutions. They are the first automated AI platform that I have seen that starts with the business challenge and related critical KPIs and then optimizes the model insights subject to optimising the business's KPIs. I see this as the next logical step in the AI automation space and excited to be helping Aiydec's innovative approach begin to help institutions democratize AI across the enterprise and dramatically improve critical business outcomes."

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Yashwinee Karkera named Co-Founder, CTO at Aiydec

Yashwinee Karkera named Co-Founder, CTO at Aiydec

AI company Aiydec has announced the appointment of Yashwinee Karkera as Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer. Ms. Karkera is a seasoned senior technology executive with more than 20 years of experience in leading digitization of products in financial services, banking, healthcare, pharma, telecom, retail, and government sectors. “We are really pleased to have Yashwinee on board with us,” said Aiydec CEO Aashutosh Mishra. “She is an expert in developing customer centric products rooted in cutting edge information technology. Yashwinee will help us refine the core data & software technology of our AI platform, ZiniaTM making it more scalable and transformational for our customers. In a short period of time, we have established a very experienced and dedicated team to focus on execution of our vision of making the most sophisticated parts of AI technology accessible to everyone”. Ms. Karkera most recently served as Director of Nyaasa Technology Limited, a London-based advisory service in digital and automation services. Her career also includes senior roles with IBM, Firstsource Solutions and Hinduja Global Solutions. “It’s great to join an early stage company like Aiydec which has a big vision of simplifying and democratizing AI based decisioning for non-technical people,” said Ms. Karkera. “AI that delivers business value in an unambiguous way needs to be underpinned with smart application of data science and software engineering. What differentiates Zinia, Aiydec’s AI platform is that it goes backwards from Business KPI to AI and that’s the best way to ensure technology stays relevant to the business use”.

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Aiydec Names Dr. Alessandro Abate as Chief Scientist

Aiydec Names Dr. Alessandro Abate as Chief Scientist

Aiydec, a company that wants to simplify AI implementation for businesses, has announced that Dr. Alessandro Abate will serve as its Chief Scientist. Dr. Abate is a Professor of Verification and Control in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Oxford. Additionally, he has conducted research at Stanford University and SRI International. He was also an Assistant Professor at the Delft Centre for Systems and Control, TU Delft. Dr. Abate received a Laurea degree from the University of Padova and MS/PhD at UC Berkeley. In a press release, Aiydec's CEO Aashutosh Mishra said, "We are really pleased to have Dr. Harmon and Dr. Abate on board with us. Richard will help us refine our product/market fit for our core AI platform, Zinia™. Mishra went on to say, “Also, Alessandro will help us closely shape our technology/product in the capacity of being the R&D chief for our core AI platform, Zinia™.” Dr. Abate stated, "Aiydec is in an exciting space of building self-serve AI platform for financial institutions. Aiydec's original approach to automated decision making can be impactful for a wide range of businesses, and I am enthusiastic about contributing to this effort by providing scientific oversight and advising on state-of-the-art technical approaches. I look forward to translating forefront research in machine learning, AI, and related areas of verification and control, where I have been active for almost 20 years, to Aiydec's technological solutions."

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