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The GIC Management includes accomplished leaders in the areas of outsourcing, research management and the application of innovative technologies to drive customer value and business ROI.
  Dr. Raj Reddy

A Turing award (highest honor in Computer Science, often considered on par with the Nobel Prize) winner and pioneer in the area of artificial intelligence, Raj is currently Mozah Bint Nasser University Professor at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Computer Science, after having served as its Dean for a number of years.

He is a strategic thinker and innovator in the area of business solutions with “intelligence-inside.” His management of leading-edge research projects has won him wide acclaim all over the world. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He was president of the American Association for Artificial Intelligence from 1987 to 89. Dr. Reddy was awarded the Legion of Honor by President Mitterand of France in 1984 and has served as co-chair of the US President's Information Technology Advisory Committee (PITAC) from 1999 to 2001. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan by India in 2001.

  Dr. Jaime Carbonell

Jaime is head of the Language Technologies Institute and Allen Newell Professor of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. He is a world-renowned expert in the areas of information retrieval, data mining and machine translation. Jaime co-founded and took public Carnegie Group, a company in the IT services market employing advanced artificial-intelligence techniques.

His recent technology breakthroughs include Maximal Marginal Relevance (for information retrieval and summarization) and techniques for novel intelligence from massive data (in collaboration with DYNAMiX Technologies). Jaime has consulted for several Fortune 100 companies ranging from Caterpillar to Citigroup, in the general area of intelligent business methods and processes.

  Dwight Dietrich  

Dwight is an accomplished technology entrepreneur in Pittsburgh, PA. Dwight has over 25 years of experience in building innovative, knowledge-based companies, focusing on product development and vertical-solutions deployment; as well as marketing, sales and operations. The early part of his career was dedicated to building innovative commercial real-time, streaming data management, analysis and control systems for factory automation, speech recognition and other data-intensive tasks.

Dwight spent much of the last decade building FORE Systems (now Ericsson), one of the original ATM networking market leaders. As one of the early core members of FORE Systems, he created, developed and finely-tuned FORE's marketing, sales, and business development processes growing the business from $5M in revenues to over $500M in 1997. He holds BS and MS degrees in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh.

  Dr. Ganesh Mani  

Ganesh is a financial services domain expert and an accomplished entrepreneur in the area of embedding high-value IP in various business processes. One of his prior start-ups was acquired by State Street Bank, thereby creating the nucleus of State Street Global’s Advanced Research Center, which was the knowledge-locus for managing institutional portfolios worth several tens of billions of dollars.

Ganesh has contributed to several other innovative start-ups including iCAD, which is now a NASDAQ-listed public company employing pattern recognition techniques for early cancer detection. Ganesh's work has been patented as well as featured in a Barron's cover story titled "New Brains on the Block" and in various academic journals; he has also spoken and organized panels at various international conferences. Ganesh was part of the Applied Security Analysis Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he earned an MBA in Finance and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence. He has a BTech in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. Ganesh is a charter member of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), Pittsburgh chapter and was an early member of the Chicago Quantitative Alliance.

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