Dr. Sunil Kumar Vuppala is the Director – Data Science, Ericsson Global AI Accelerator (GAIA), Bangalore. Sunil has 15+ years of industrial and research experience in Machine learning, Deep learning, Analytics, Optimization, Internet of Things, Automation, Healthcare informatics and Smart Grid. Sunil worked in Oracle, Infosys R&D and Philips Research before joining Ericsson.
Sunil received B.Tech (CSE) from JNTU, Hyderabad in 2002 and M.Tech (IT) from IIT Roorkee in 2004 and Ph.D. (IT) from IIIT Bangalore in 2018. He completed his Senior Management Program (SMP) from IIM Ahmedabad in 2019. Sunil is a lead inventor of 20+ patents (6 granted and 14+ pending applications). He has published more than 30 papers in both international journals and conferences and delivered 100+ guest lectures. He is a senior member of ACM and IEEE, fellow of IETE and life member of CSI. He is one of the Top 10 data scientists in India for 2019.