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Anirudh Koul, Aira

Head of AI & Research
Anirudh Koul is the Head of AI & Research at Aira (Visual interpreter for the blind), and upcoming author of 'Practical Deep Learning for Cloud and Mobile'. Previously at Microsoft AI & Research, he founded Seeing AI App - often considered the defacto app in the blind and low vision community. With features shipped to a billion people over the decade, he has also been developing for building tools for communities with visual, hearing and mobility impairments. Some of his recent work, which IEEE has called ‘life-changing’, has been honored by CES, FCC, Cannes Lions, American Council of the Blind, and more.