Kousik Sankar R.

kousik sankarKousik Sankar Ramasubramaniam has 24+ years of technical experience in various companies like Philips, Hewlett-Packard, Cisco, HCL etc. In his last role, he was Director (Technology) at Ascendum Solutions. Currently he is the founder of a funded healthcare startup and a visiting faculty at the Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at PES University teaching practical artificial intelligence / Deep learning. His primary areas of expertise are digital video/imaging technologies like DVD, DVD+RW, Blu-ray Disc, portable music devices, HDD DVD recorders and associated formats. He has worked on a lot of Virtual Reality and Augmented reality projects for the Consumer Electronics domain. He has also filed a few patents and reviewed a lot of papers in Virtual and Augmented reality. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and is on the Technical Program Committee of various IEEE conferences including IEEE ICCE Las Vegas and IEEE ICCE Berlin. He is the co-founder and ex-Chairman of the IEEE Consumer Technology Society Bangalore Chapter. He is also the co-founder and Vice-Chair of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Bangalore chapter. He has presented multiple papers at various IEEE conferences. He is a tech mentor for startups at IIM Bangalore. He got his Master's degree from Indian Institute of Science in 1996. His hobbies are working out regularly at the gym and learning languages. His LinkedIn profile is at www.linkedin.com/in/kousik04