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01 PROFESSIONAL

MY EXPERTISE

BUSINESS LEADERSHIP

95%

STRATEGY & ROADMAP

90%

PRACTICE & PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

95%

AI & COGNITIVE CONCEPTS 

85%

ENTERPRISE SOLUTIONS

75%

AI & DATA  TECHNICAL SKILLS  

ENTERPRISE  PROJECT DELIVERY 

60%

60%

 

DHEEREN

VELU

 

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Award Winning IT Professional Specialising in Artificial Intelligence & Cognitive Technologies
AI EVANGELIST | TECHNOPRENEUR​ | FUTURIST

EXPERIENCED A.I. PROFESSIONAL & TECH-SAVVY BUSINESS LEADER 

 

FOCUSED ON GUIDING ORGANISATIONS IN ADOPTING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND COGNITIVE TECHNOLOGIES TO IMPLEMENT INNOVATIVE GAME-CHANGING SOLUTIONS.

 

FORMER IBM WATSON SOLUTIONS LEADER AND A KEY CONTRIBUTOR TO SOME OF THE EARLIEST AI IMPLEMENTATIONS IN AUSTRALIA 
 

STRONGLY BELIEVE INNOVATION IS THE LEADING INDICATOR OF FUTURE GROWTH AND PROFITABILITY AND STRIVE TO INSTALL THE INNOVATION CULTURE IN EVERYTHING I'M ASSOCIATED WITH.

 

HOLD A PATENT IN  NATURAL LANGUAGE DATA ANALYSIS AND A REGULAR SPEAKER AT GLOBAL CONFERENCES AND TECH EVENTS. 

 

 WELL CONNECTED TO THE STARTUP ECOSYSTEM WHERE I MENTOR AND COACH HIGH-PERFORMANCE TEAMS TO CREATE IMPACTFUL SOLUTIONS FOR THE WORLD AND THE COMMUNITY.

02 MY WORK

03 MY JOURNEY

2012-2014

IBM Watson 

Lead Cognitive & AI Solutions
Was part of the core IBM Watson Centre of Competency in Australia from its early days. 

One of the key technical leaders in implementing a first of its kind cognitive student advisor solution or a large Australian university. Involved in various other Watson implementations (at a senior tech expert capacity) in Australia, NZ and AsiaPac

2002-2003

CUSP GRAPHICS

Founder & Director of Design

Static Graphic designing , branding, and digital marketing service. Created websites, logos, flyers and other branding artefacts.  

1998-2000

3COM

Co-Founder

3 boys from college mastered assembling computers, implementing LAN and WAN and helped small businesses. Owned about 200 domain names (during dot com boom) which we sold and re-sold.  

2014-Current

CUSP 

AI & Cognitive Professional

Helping enterprises and large corporates identify, shape and execute on Cognitive & AI opportunities. My time is split between business development, practice development and overseeing client engagements.

2003-2012

IBM (India, UK, Australia, Japan, NZ) 

Various Technical Roles (Enterprise Integration
Started as an 'Integration consultant' and performed various IT roles from programming, to design and architecture using IBM's leading enterprise integration and business process management software products to build large-scale integration solutions.

Clients included, RACV, Coles-Myers, IAG, ATO, Fast Retail (Japan), Telecom NZ (NZ) and many more. 

2001-2002

ESOTERIC

Founder  & Freelance Designer

Esoteric produced computer generated art and I devised a software application that created complex graphics using a combination of mathematical formulas and fractals.   

CONTACT

Shoot me a message if you'd like to know more about what I do or want to catch up.

I hold a personal record for never declining a coffee (read: beer)  offer

 

dheeren@velu.me

Tel: +61 43 765 0047

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