Saishruthi Swaminathan is a technical lead and data scientist in the IBM CODAIT team whose main focus is to democratize data and AI through open source technologies. She has a Masters in Electrical Engineering specializing in Data Science and a Bachelor degree in Electronics and Instrumentation. Her passion is to dive deep into the ocean of data, extract insights, and use AI for social good. Previously, she was working as a Software Developer. On a mission to spread the knowledge and experience, she acquired in her learning process. She also leads the education for rural children initiative and organizing meetups focussing on women empowerment.
Gabriela de Queiroz
Gabriela de Queiroz is a Program Director at IBM where she manages and leads a team of developers working on Data & AI Open Source projects. She works to democratize AI by building tools and launching new open source projects. She is passionate about making data science available to everybody and is actively involved with several organizations to foster an inclusive community.She is the founder of AI Inclusive, a global organization that is helping increase the representation and participation of gender minorities in Artificial Intelligence. She is also the founder of R-Ladies, a worldwide organization for promoting diversity in the R community with more than 200 chapters in 55+ countries.
Upkar LidderUpkar Lidder is a senior software engineer with 10+ years experience in IT development including team management, functional and technical leadership roles with a deep experience in full-stack technology. Currently focused on Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, he can be seen speaking at various conferences and participating in local tech groups and meetups. Upkar went to graduate school in Canada and currently resides in the United States.