Dr. Geetha Manjunath
Founder, CEO and CTO of NIRAMAI.
Dr. Geetha Manjunath is the Founder, CEO and CTO of NIRAMAI. She holds a PhD in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Science and management education from Kellogg’s School of Management Chicago. She has over 25 years of experience in IT research and has led many innovative projects in Healthcare and Transportation, especially catering to Emerging Market needs. Until end of 2016, she was a Lab Director heading Data Analytics Research in Xerox India. Prior to that, she was a Principal Research Scientist at Hewlett Packard Laboratories for 17 years, and a member of the C-DAC team which built the first commercial supercomputer from India. Geetha has won many international and national recognition for her innovations and entrepreneurial work. She was awarded the CSI Gold Medal in 1991, TRS State Award, was named as one of the top 50 NASCCOM IT Innovators in 2009. She was also the winner of 2010 MIT Tech Review Grand Challenges for Technologists and BIRAC WinER Award 2018 for her Entrepreneurial Research. . She has co-authored a book on Cloud Technologies called “Moving to the Cloud”. She is a Senior member of IEEE and past Chair of IEEE Computer Society, Bangalore Chapter. She is the inventor of 15 US patents with more pending grant.