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Insuretech Connect Asia 2024

Vinay Kumar

Vinay Kumar

CEO & Founder,

Vinay Kumar Sankarapu is the Founder and CEO of He did his Bachelor's and Master's in Mechanical Engineering at IIT Bombay. His research was in Deep Learning and he published a thesis on using CNNs in turbine engine failure prediction. He started in 2013, along with Deekshith, to democratize Deep Learning. Since then, Vinay has been working with multiple enterprises in regulated industries like Banks, Insurers and Financial Services. 

Vinay Kumar also leads the product and R&D for AryaXAI, the ML Observability tool for mission-critical AI. He wrote multiple guest articles on ‘Responsible AI’, ‘AI usage risks in BFSIs’ and ‘AI Governance framework’. He presented multiple technical and industry presentations globally - Nvidia GTC (SF & Mumbai), ReWork (SF & London), Cypher (Bangalore), Nasscom(Bangalore), TEDx (Mumbai) etc. He was the youngest member of ‘AI task force’ set up by the Indian Commerce and Ministry in 2017 to provide inputs on policy and to support AI adoption as part of Industry 4.0. He was listed in Forbes Asia 30-Under-30 under the technology section. He is part of the Forbes Technology Council and Analytics India Magazine Leaders Council.