NEW YORK, November 2, 2020 – Global digital transformation consultancy Techolution is excited to announce that Prahlad G Menon, PhD, will lead the AI practice at Techolution. As an engineering professor with deep expertise in artificial intelligence (AI) and data science he leverages his cross-industry experience developing solutions for Healthcare, Manufacturing, Finance and Supply Chain / Retail applications.
Prahlad’s practical and business applications approach in healthcare alone has resulted in ground-breaking data-science projects yielding positive EBIT and organizational success. His data science expertise has driven medical device, drug discovery, diagnostic medical imaging, cardiovascular surgical planning, and image guided surgery validation analysis.
Prahlad’s broad experience and expertise with AI and big data analytics frameworks will help guide Techolution growth by driving innovation and client project outcomes in countless ways. This includes digital transformation projects across everything from cloud platforms such as Google Cloud, AWS, Microsoft Azure, Oracle big data cloud, IBM Bluemix to NLP analysis, IoT, and API data model generation.
According to Techolution Founder and CEO Luv Tulsidas, Prahlad’s expertise in deriving real-time analytics from IoT sensors will also deeply influence Techolution IoT projects. “We’re honored that Prahlad will lead the Techolution AI practice,” said Tulsidas. We’re excited about the innovative possibilities of him working with our team of experts and see him playing a critical role in solidifying our offerings across cloud, AI, and IoT projects for our clients around the globe.”
Rooted in business and academia, Prahlad is a GEC Academy Faculty Member working with student instruction and coursework development in areas such as:
Prahlad brings a strong track record in startups and the corporate world as Co-Founder of Cerebroscope LLC (the DBA entity of SciencePlusPlease LLC). The technology company develops and engineers methods and devices for concussion and neurological injury detection and diagnosis. He is also the co-founder of Opu Labs, Inc, which focuses on AI for skin conditions symptom confirmation using frontal face images.
Prahlad holds a PhD in physics-based computational modeling and bioinformatics and an MS in mechanical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. His academic experience includes a former tenure track faculty of electrical & computer engineering at Carnegie Mellon University.
He also serves as Adjunct Assistant Professor Bioengineering and Visiting Faculty at University of Pittsburgh teaching Engineering Medical Devices for Imaging and Image Processing, Biomedical Imaging and Analysis. He is also an adjunct Professor (Biomedical Engineering at The University of Texas at San Antonio. His expert programming skills include R, Python, Matlab, and SAS with clinical trials research experience.
Prahald brings a unique ability to collaborate across teams with diverse disciplines while driving practical business and academic circle outcomes that impact people and enterprises across the globe. He remarked on how that focus has led him to Techolution:
“Techolution’s global reach and our shared focus on achieving positive outcomes using AI, IoT and the cloud for enterprises in service to people makes us a great fit,” said Dr Menon. I couldn’t be more excited about working with such a focused and innovative team of experts and foresee groundbreaking innovations across sectors.”
Having appeared in over 89 publications with over 60 of them being peer reviewed, Prahlad’s focus is on computational modeling, AI, ML, image processing and statistical modeling of shapes / appearance. His work has garnered dozens of honors and awards including several fellowships. He holds seven patents across diverse technologies and is fluent in English, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil, and Mandarin Chinese.
Techolution is a U.S.-based, global business technology consultancy with offices in New York, India, Singapore, Indonesia and Mauritius. Our next generation consulting firm specializes in partnering with customers to build and implement managed services and solutions that support every stage of their digital transformation. With clients ranging from startups to some of the world’s biggest brands, our team of IT professionals possess significant expertise in the areas of Cloud Migration and Automation, Internet of Things, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and CX/UX optimization. We are true partners with public and private organizations across sectors like Banking/Finance, Science/Healthcare, Retail/eCommerce, Utilities, Travel, Media, and Smart Cities. Our mission is to help them achieve new efficiencies, boost productivity, and increase company-wide cost-effectiveness by delivering real-world business value in the present and in the future. Techolution was recently named among the prestigious Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America. To begin your cloud transformation journey, visit Techolution.com.