Umesh R(ao). Hodeghatta, Ph.D.
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Dr. Umesh Hodeghatta Rao is an acclaimed professional AI, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing(NLP), Business Analytics and Big Data and cyber security with more than 20 years of work experience in technical and senior management positions at Wipro, McAfee, Cisco Systems, and AT&T Bell Laboratories and also faculty positions at Kent State University, USA, Walden University, USA  and XIMB. He has his master’s degree in EE from Oklahoma State University, USA and Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur with a specialization in Machine Learning and NLP. He has more than 25 years of work experience.

Dr. Hodeghatta has published many journal articles in international journals and conference proceedings.  In addition, he has authored books titled "Business Analytics Using R: A Practical Approach" and “The InfoSec Handbook: An Introduction to Information Security” published by Springer Apress, USA. Dr. Hodeghatta has contributed his services to many professional organizations and regulatory bodies. He was an Executive Committee member of IEEE Computer Society (India); Academic advisory member for the Information and Security Audit Association (ISACA), USA; IT advisor for the government of India; Technical Advisory Member of the International Neural Network Society (INNS) India; Advisory member of Task Force on Business Intelligence & Knowledge Management. He is also a senior member of the IEEE, USA. Further details about Dr. Hodeghatta is available at