Baskar is the founder & CEO of Clifit.AI Pte Ltd. Top executive in R&D/product development and technology management with 30 years of experience in multi-industries, computer peripherals, consumer electronics, imaging products, automation devices, etc. Has worked in MNCs, public sector, SME and start-ups. Created and managed R&D divisions. Worked on all disciplines of engineering, technology, and management with passion in AI, Analytics and Blockchain areas. Worked in R&D divisions of Dell, Hewlett – Packard, Flextronics, etc. and managed international R&D teams.
Baskar is a friendly, result-oriented leader with the capability to attract and retain bright and talented global team members. Capable of balancing technology and business needs simultaneously with a focus on the best customer experience. Has a track record in developing complex technology platforms, managing large business and technology programs, ODMs and partners in the US, Europe and Asia. Worked on leadership roles that demonstrate skills in technology, strategic planning, business development and execution.
He has a post-graduate degree in Automation from the Indian Institute of Technology (I.I.T) Chennai, India. Has 10 granted international patents (sensors, systems, etc.) and published twice in the research journal.
A progressive and result-oriented executive with a 30-year track record of successfully enabling business growth by leveraging leading-edge technologies. An expert who has designed and introduced 200 over SW and consumer products to market, including Big data, AI & smart contract solutions and mobility products.
The area of his architectural expertise catered to AI systems and solutions, Big data processing platforms with Hadoop, Spark, Storm and Flink, enterprise infrastructure, enterprises software solution, healthcare application, medical devices, embedded system, Edge AI and AI on Chip, including consumer electronics and robots. The best of his creativity is the architecture and development of India's first autonomous car which can self-operate on normal roads with people on board, way back in the year 2000 with all complex algorithms, such as Neural network, optimization algorithms and various other techniques.
A passionate in blockchain and smart contract. Expertise on data scientist, Business Analytics, AI architect, Infrastructure solution architect. Besides that, a transformational leader who has changed multiple start-ups to large-scale organizations many times. A thoughtful leader who transformed the enterprise from “Commodity SW developer to Embedded System developer”, “Contract manufacturer to Technology Company”, the latest of them is transforming Uvionicstech to AI embraced smart contract company.
Highly committed to a management style embracing continuous learning and Improvement. Excellent knowledge and experience in Hadoop, Spark, Storm and Fink ecosystem on multiple platforms such as Bluemix, Softlayer, AWS and Azure even on-premises as well. Handcrafted Hadoop and Spark platform that can process a 500TB data at once. True leader and mentor who inspires confidence in employees by empowering them to do their jobs and respecting them for their accomplishments. Foster an encouraging environment for creative thinking and innovative, real-world solutions to complex business and technical challenges.
Versatile experience in growing and managing centers and businesses in global spaces such as China, USA, UK, Singapore and Japan. He holds an MBA from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia.
Sanjiv K. Aiyar
Investor, Business Advisor
Sanjiv Aiyar is the Founder & CEO of ApKar Consulting – a Strategy Consulting Company; advising clients on growth, restructuring, operational transformation, capital raise/M&A. He has advised clients from Australia/NZ, USA, Singapore, and India in Telecoms, IT Services, Cyber Security, HealthTech, VR Sports and Entertainment.
Sanjiv is the President of Pan IIM (Indian Institute of Management) Alumni Singapore (the largest single city presence of IIM Alumni outside India); Board member, IIMCip (IIM Calcutta Innovation Park). He is also on the boards/advisory boards of private companies in Virtual Reality, Sports & Entertainment, Cyber Security, MedTech and Financial Advisory.
Sanjiv did his MBA from Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC) in 1980 and B.Engg. (Electronics) from Regional Engineering. College, Bhopal, India in 1977.
Sanjiv was with Singtel (2007-2013) as Managing Director SingTel Global offices (17 countries) and Special Projects. He drove B2B growth globally, set up a JV and acquired/operationalized relevant licenses in India and led various M&A projects. He was with Hewlett Packard for 18 years (1987-2005): his last positions were VP & Managing Director, South East Asia; VP, APAC/Japan for Marketing, Strategy & Development.
Sanjiv's board positions have included Chairman, LankaCom; Board Member in Abacus Travel Systems Pte Ltd; SingTel Global Office entities in USA, UK, India, Japan, Korea Malaysia; Emerio Corp. etc. He was one of the founding board members of IIM Calcutta Innovation Park (an incubator, set-up by his alma mater IIM Calcutta).
Sanjiv is actively engaged in the entrepreneurship development eco-system particularly in Singapore and India.
Ramesh is the Medical Advisor of Clifit.ai. Well renowned Medical expert in Southern India with 20 yrs of experience in Medical field (both clinical and Management). Honoured to be the 1st Indian Radiologist to perform CT Coronary Angiography and Virtual Endoscopy. Selected by GE Health Care as One of the top twenty Radiologist in India (2009).
Created and Managed Radiology Centres. Worked in various Medical entities in Chennai and Hyderabad over the last 20 years. Working as Consultant Tele Radiologist to many hospitals across India. Currently he is serving as Director – Liberty High Scans Private Limited, Chennai, India ; Principal and Academic Director – Liberty Institute of Radiology and Paramedical Research Centre, Chennai ; Chief Radiologist - Pallava scans, Chengalpattu, India. He is also involved in Radiology Consultancy such as Planning and Installation of Radiology Equipments and Reporting.
Friendly, People-oriented Medical expert with capability in various Medical fields in addition to Radiology and Medical Imaging. Has strong interest in teaching and imparting knowledge to Medical as well as Bio Technology post graduates as highlighted below.
Has post graduate degree in Medicine with specialisation in Radiology from leading Medical school in India - Madras Medical college, Chennai, India and Bachelor’s degree from Madras university, India. Presented many research papers and articles in Indian and International Medical Journals. Written a book on – “Role of imaging in opthalmology” - recommended book for Post Graduate students in India.
Demonstrable experience in defining and delivering business and IT project execution across divisions, platforms and geographically dispersed environments with small and large teams. Extensive background in dealing with internal customers and a wide range of stakeholders up to senior executives. Practical hands-on knowledge and taking large scale projects end to end life cycle in eCOM, AI, IOT, Blockchain etc.
Passionate representative of technology and business integration to enable the business flow with best practices cross functional touch-points. Expertly working in a highly diverse and multi-cultural environment which requires daily communication, consensus building, negotiation and problem resolution.
Expert in development process, life cycle and methodology like scrum, taken multiple large-scale projects along the cycle many time in his career. Currently pursuing his MBA in International Business.