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Sunil Kumar Vuppala

Director – Data Science

Sunil is working as Director – Data Science at Ericsson Global AI Accelerator. He has 18+ years of industry and research experience in Machine learning, Deep learning, Analytics, Optimization, Automation and the Internet of Things. Sunil worked in Oracle, Infosys R&D and Philips Research before joining Ericsson.

Sunil is an inventor of 35+ patents (6 US granted and 30+ published), published 30+ papers, and delivered 100+ guest lectures. He is a senior member of ACM, IEEE, and a fellow of IETE and IEI. He is one of the Top 10 data scientists in India for 2019, recipient of Zinnov Technical Role Model in Emerging Technology award 2020, IEEE TEMS Engineering Manager of the Year 2020, and ACM distinguished speaker and IETE - Biman Behari Sen Memorial Award for 2021. He is a co-chair of industry engagement in the IEEE CS Bangalore section, a recognized AI global thought leader, and a speaker in top AI forums. He is an alumnus of IIT Roorkee, IIIT Bangalore, and IIM Ahmedabad.