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Paul Pallath, PhD, Celebrated for Dedication to the Field of Artificial Intelligence

Dr. Pallath lends years of experience to his work with Levi Strauss & Co.

    SAN RAMON, CA, October 27, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Paul Pallath, PhD, has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dr. Pallath believes, "Everybody has a role to play in the legacy we leave behind for the generations to come." Dr. Pallath is an accomplished senior techno-commercial leader with substantial experience in developing comprehensive Digital, Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology strategies. He has an exceptional track record of successfully deploying AI at scale in numerous domains such as Telecom, Retail, Stock Markets, Sports, Vehicle Telematics, and E-commerce. Dr. Pallath has worked at Fortune 500 companies like SAP, Intuit, Pitney Bowes, Vodafone, and Levi Strauss & Company.

At Levi's, Dr. Pallath serves as the Global Head of Data, Analytics, and AI Technology to spearhead the building and scaling of Levi's technology platforms and digital solutions to support the full spectrum of artificial intelligence capabilities across the company's global enterprise. Dr. Pallath was recruited by Levi's after his successful tenure as Vodafone's EVP of Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning where he expedited innovative development in data analytics for competitive advantages through his expertise in machine learning, AI, and data science. Prior to working at Vodafone, Dr. Pallath was highly regarded as one of SAP's most innovative R&D Scientists, especially in the domains of Machine Learning and Data Mining techniques. As SAP's Chief Data Scientist and Senior Director, Dr. Pallath led the research and development of SAP's predictive analytics solutions that enable companies to increase productivity and accuracy of results by automating the entire predictive analytics process. During his time at SAP, Dr. Pallath was awarded the SAP Labs India Star Innovator Award (2014) in recognition of his extraordinary efforts and especially his pioneering work in leveraging Machine Learning for game strategies in the field of sports (Cricket). During his time at Pitney Bowes, Dr. Pallath was the first in the industry to deploy computer vision to estimate product pricing to enable cross-border e-commerce for eBay which enabled eBay to expand operations across multiple countries across the globe. At a Hedge Fund, Dr. Pallath's work of leveraging machine learning to support high-frequency trading was the first to be deployed at the National Stock Exchange when automated trading was first legalized for Indian Markets.

During his Ph.D., Dr. Pallath conducted path-breaking research that informed cryptographic technologies used by the Indian Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) in the Indian Ministry of Defense. Indian Defense agencies used Dr. Pallath's research that explored leveraging Artificial Neural Networks to identify the type/class of encryption algorithms that could be used to encrypt messages intercepted from terrorist groups. By narrowing the search space of algorithms, this research enabled DRDO to deploy statistical methods to decrypt these types of messages. Dr. Pallath's work in the private sector has been a driving force in the development of AI and machine learning predictive analysis solutions. His R&D work, which has led to proprietary solutions and numerous patents, makes him stand out as one of the very top scientists and professionals in his field.

However, Dr. Pallath's innovative achievements are not limited to the private sector. He has also advanced the domains of AI and Machine Learning through ongoing academic research that has resulted in multiple peer-reviewed articles in his field that have now been cited over 460 times. He also served as Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Institute of Technology, Nirma University (2000-2003). Furthermore, he has made significant contributions to the research community as a reviewer for several technical journals in the field of Machine Learning including the Journal of Super Computing, Journal of Information Sciences, Elsevier, Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Journal of Fuzzy Sets and Systems, and Journal of Applied Soft Computing Science Direct.

Based on his reputation as a leader and innovator in his fields, Dr. Pallath is regularly invited to deliver speeches and presentations at leading AI and Machine Learning conferences and events. His work has also been met with accolades. In 2019, he received an Analytics100 Award at the 2019 Machine Conference (MachineCon) and Felicitation Shield Award, 8th Global Economic Summit, World Trade Center Mumbai. In addition to this, in 2020 Dr. Pallath was awarded a membership to the International Honor Society Beta Gamma Sigma in recognition of his scholastic achievement in the Executive MBA program. This is the highest attainable recognition for any business student in the business program, accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, across the globe. As a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, Dr. Pallath has earned recognition as the "Best in Business" and will be one among 725,000 individuals worldwide.

Before embarking on his professional journey, he earned a diploma from St Xaviers High School. Subsequently, he expanded upon his expertise, earning a bachelor's degree in electronics and telecommunication from the SS College of Engineering in Bhavnagar, India, a Master of Technology in Computer Applications with gold medal through the Indian Institute of Technology, a Master of Business Administration joint degree from Washington University in St. Louis and Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Machine Learning Algorithms through the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. Furthermore, Dr. Pallath earned certification in design thinking through the Hasso Plattner Institute and certification in tackling the challenges of big data through Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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