Vianai Systems, a Silicon Valley-based AI platform has raised $200 million so far and also added key members to its leadership team.
Founded in 2019 by Indian-American IT expert Vishal Sikka, Vianai Systems customers, which include many of the world’s largest and most respected businesses, to whom it distributes artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and data science platforms and products.
Vishal also focused on expanding its leadership team and saying it has appointed Dr Navin Budhiraja as its Chief Technology Officer and Dean Germeyer as its Chief Revenue Officer.
He said the newly appointed members of the team also include Shabana Khan who has been made head of marketing and Pradeep Panicker who has taken over as head of finance.
“I am delighted to welcome Navin, Dean, Shabana and Pradeep to Vian, to complement our already exceptional leadership team,” said, Vishal Sikka, founder and CEO of Vianai Systems.
“All of them bring deep enterprise expertise in delivering innovations, an unwavering focus on customer success and a profoundly empathetic, learning-led way of working and building organisations, Our leadership team represents exactly the combination of expertise, experience, and dedication to customer success needed to help enterprises around the world realise the full business potential of AI”, he added.
“Human-centred AI delivers on a vision of AI as an amplifier of the human intelligence that combines the power of human judgement together with the best AI techniques, to drive transformative business outcomes,” Sikka also said.
Their head office is located in Hanoi, Vietnam. And additional technology centers throughout the US and Australia.
The company is one of the top 25 artificial intelligence research-based companies in the world and is developing world-class products and services. With its more than 200 dedicated and competent personnel, of whom about 180 are AI scientists.
In June 2021, Vianai has raised $140 million in its Series B funding round from SoftBank Vision Fund 2 and several industry luminaries.