Head of Global AI Accelerator, North America
Nimish Radia, Ph.D., is an experienced executive in the IT, mobile, telecom, and finance industry with a strong combination of technology expertise and business acumen. He has proven leadership in transforming technology into multi-million dollar profitable vertical and horizontal solutions spanning Web Scale Service and Architecture, Service Delivery Platforms (SDPs) for next generation communication and collaboration services, Identity and Context-Aware Services, Mobile Computing, Targeted Advertising, Big Data, and Cloud computing.
Dr. Radia is currently North America Head of Global Artificial Intelligence (AI) Accelerator (GAIA). He is leading Ericsson's R&D and innovation efforts in Silicon Valley for next generation 5G and AI-driven Products, Services and Software for telecommunication and other industry verticals. He is also responsible for Global Ecosystem Strategy and Execution for GAIA. Before this role, he was responsible for 5G for Industries – an ecosystem centric approach to crate 5G based value for Media, IIoT and other industries and leading various groups within Ericsson Research including AI and Service Computing. Before joining Ericsson, he was Advanced Technology Executive at Sun for US Communications, Media, and Entertainment Sales. In this role, he led cross company virtual R&D team accountable for creating revenue-generating solutions using Open Source Software stack (LAMP, OpenID/Liberty, Open Social, etc.) for mobile broadband providers ecosystem. Prior to Sun, Nimish was senior member of IBM Research and Advanced Software Technology Group driving R&D projects with customers globally. Nimish has been recognized several times for his technology and sales achievements. He holds 8 patents and 15+ invention disclosures and industry publications.
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