Umesh R(ao). Hodeghatta, Ph.D.
Phone: upon request

Umesh holds a Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India (Specialization: Business Management, Data Mining, Machine Learning (ML) and Natural Language Processing (NLP), and a Master of Science (MSEE) from Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, USA (Specialization: Computer Networks and Control Systems), and a Bachelor of Engineering from Bangalore University (Specialization: Electronics and Communications).

As a Sr. Data/Research Scientist he is helping business leaders/senior management to make decisions and recommendations linked to the organization's strategy and financial goals, reflecting an awareness of external dynamics based on data driven approach using AI, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, leading teams of data scientists, data engineers, coders to productionizing machine learning projects, and possess hands on experience in Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, big data solutions including Hadoop, MapReduce (to name a few).

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