Karan is the Director for Watson and AI Applications in Asia Pacific. His current mission is helping customers unlock value from their data using Watson and IBM AI applications in combination of open source and partner ecosystem. With over a decade of experience in Data and AI senior leadership and executive management positions, Karan has delivered sustained growth consistently in business through innovative customer and channels strategy. Prior to IBM, Karan also held executive level positions at Cloudera, Informatica and HCL Technologies.
A technology and business thought leader, Karan has been the keynote speaker for many events across Asia Pacific and USA. Karan has been named IBM cloud engagement champion to inspire and engage more than 10000+ employees of IBM Cloud Asia Pacific. He is the founding member of Data and AI forum and has been featured in leading company blogs and publications.