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Aditya Mohan

Viral Communications
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MS 2003
Founder, Skive it Inc. (A Deep Learning startup)

Aditya moved to Switzerland to work at IBM Research Zurich after finishing his research work in area of distributed systems and digital communication at the Media Lab. At IBM Research, Aditya worked on software and hardware architecture for secure sensor networks. He then moved to Silicon Valley to work at Intel Research Berkeley, where he continued work on creating self-organizing sensor networks. He then worked at Oracle as Manager of Business Development for nearly 6 years, responsible for M&A, international business development, licensing, channel development, and strategic marketing in the area of Cloud Management. Aditya worked in two startups after Oracle, one of which was acquired by VMWare in 2014.

Currently, Aditya is the Founder of Skive it Inc, where with his team, he builds AI systems that can feel using Deep Learning. The centerpiece of the proprietary technology is a hardware chip that he believes will become the heart of the robot as opposed to the "brain".  Aditya also advises investment management firms, … View full description

MS 2003
Founder, Skive it Inc. (A Deep Learning startup)

Aditya moved to Switzerland to work at IBM Research Zurich after finishing his research work in area of distributed systems and digital communication at the Media Lab. At IBM Research, Aditya worked on software and hardware architecture for secure sensor networks. He then moved to Silicon Valley to work at Intel Research Berkeley, where he continued work on creating self-organizing sensor networks. He then worked at Oracle as Manager of Business Development for nearly 6 years, responsible for M&A, international business development, licensing, channel development, and strategic marketing in the area of Cloud Management. Aditya worked in two startups after Oracle, one of which was acquired by VMWare in 2014.

Currently, Aditya is the Founder of Skive it Inc, where with his team, he builds AI systems that can feel using Deep Learning. The centerpiece of the proprietary technology is a hardware chip that he believes will become the heart of the robot as opposed to the "brain".  Aditya also advises investment management firms, international corporations, LPs and VC firms in the area of robotics, artificial intelligence, deep learning and enterprise cloud computing.

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