Hyderabad, December 29, 2018: Hyderabad has become a hub for Artificial Intelligence. MTX has entered into this market at a right time, Jayesh Ranjan told, 100 plus industry gathering who came to witness the launch of MTX second office in Hyderabad.
Speaking further to the MTX staff, technocrats and startup’s in the city at the launch function held at ITC Kohenur hotel on Saturday , Jayesh added that MTX has made the right choice by entering Hyderabad. And he listed out why Hyderabad is happening in AI domain front. He gave some important AI activities happening in the city.
Telangana was the first State chosen by Niti Ayog for its program “AI for All” to partner with it. It is a central government initiative, Jayesh informed.
One big Hospital Chain is setting up Health Care Centric Incubator very soon in the city. They were to set it up earlier but got delayed due to elections. Now they are geared up to launch it in a month’s time, Jayesh Ranjan shared with his audience.
He stated further that in February, a national level Seminar/Conference on AI domain will be held in Hyderabad.
Industry body NASSCOM chose Hyderabad to set up its Centre of Excellence of AI. They will commence their activities next month, he informed.
One of the best Tech Schools, IIT Kharagpur, chose Hyderabad to set up a campus focusing on AI, shared Jayesh.
In the last four years, Telangana has proactively embraced new wave technologies, Ranjan told the gathering. He also mentioned that Microsoft has collaborated with a Hyderabad based four and half decades old, premier Eye Care centre called LV Prasad Eye Hospital. Using hospital data of the last 45 years, Microsoft has developed algorithms, which, when a new child goes to them, based on previous data, they will predict the diseases the patient likely to develop in near future. With those tools they prevented avoidable blindness., he informed.
MTX Group Inc, a US-based organisation specialized in powering businesses with cloud assistance by sourcing world's top cloud talents and cloud services platforms like Salesforce, AWS, Rackspace, Google Apps among others forays in to India through its wholly owned subsidiary MTX IT Consulting Services Pvt. Ltd. And sets up base at two places—Hyderabad and Jaipur.
Disclosing this interacting with the media today on the sidelines of the industry meet to introduce MTX the top leadership of the company comprised of The Das Nobel, Chairman & Founder; Gaurav Kheterpal, CTO; Andrew Smith; Chief Technology Innovation Officer informed that they plan to take its employees count to 250 across India and USA in the next 18 months. MTX has a total employee count of 100 at present.
The Industry Meet with a closed group of high profile entrepreneurs and government officials was organized to introduce MTX to the local community.
Some of the guests who graced include Mr. Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary, IT, Govt of TS; Ms. Ramadevi, Director of Emerging Markets with the Government if Telangana, Technocrats, Startup Founders and others.
The MTX leadership from both India and the US have assembled in Hyderabad to strategize and plan its next phase of growth in India, especially in Hyderabad
They announced the formal launch of MTX in India.
MTX already has a strong presence in Jaipur. This will allow us to expand our R&D activities as we continue to push forward the Maverick.io, an AI platform, said Das Nobel on the occasion of adding second office in India at Hyderabad.
Sharing their plans, Das further announced that they would increase their employee base at Hyderabad to 200 in the coming year in 2019. Further, it would be expanded in the year 2020. Currently, the company has 25 staff at Hyderabad, 60 at Jaipur and 65 in the USA.
We have also initiated a crowdfunding venture through maverick.io, an Artificial Intelligence platform. This platform will engage Indian youth, technocrats, and startup community by way of organizing Hackathons, Hackfests, Codefests on various challenges to solve many problems confronting society, informed Das Nobel Who is also the Chief Strategy Officer at MTX. He is the brain behind Maverick.io(AI Platform). He introduced to the 100 plus gathering MTX and Maverick.io (AI Platform)
Gaurav Kheterpal spoke about on “Latest in Technology”. He is one of the most recognized names in the Salesforce community across the globe. Regarded as the “Salesforce Mobile Guy”, Gaurav informed that company soon will float VC Funding arm. The final details are being worked out he informed.
He told that AI is the futuristic technology that will dominate in the year 2019.
From computer to Laptop to Tablets to Smartphones, the devices are becoming sleeker, smarter.And there are more devices of these types in the world than the number on human beings on this platform, he stated.
Andrew Smith, Chief Technology Innovation Officer said they have plans to introduce “Dream to Reality” a program similar to “Shark Tank” in India. Shark Tank is known is the critically acclaimed award-winning entrepreneuriral themed reality show. Through "Dream to Reality" show, we would like to reinvigorate the entrepreneurship in India. The program aims to change the way entrepreneurs pitch for funds and help showcase “I wish I had thought of that business idea and products”, he informed. The company already owns Maverick TV.
Ramadevi explained to the foreigners how they have been leveraging new wave of technologies to various government departments and how they were working hard to develop eco-system in the state.
Telangana pioneered Blockchain Technology and embraced well in advance in the country. Government is also setting up Centres of Excellence in AI and Cyber Security Domains, she stated. She shared capacity building initiatives of the government.
A panel discussion on “Artificial Intelligence in Health Care Sector” was organized on the occasion.