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Ugam Co-Founder, Mihir Kittur, recognized as one of India’s Most Influential AI Leaders in 2021

September 28, 2021
Mumbai

Mihir Kittur, Co-Founder and Chief Commercial Officer of Ugam, a Merkle company, is recognized as one of India’s Most Influential AI Leaders in 2021. The accolade was announced in prominent publication, Analytics India Magazine’s annual list.

There is an increasing demand for artificial intelligence (AI) across industries over the past decade. The list recognizes leaders who have spearheaded the development of state-of-the-art AI solutions to drive innovation and growth for their company and clients.

Mihir was recognized for his customer-centric mindset that approaches every client ask with “What are we trying to solve for?”, and then leverages the necessary AI and analytics to solve it. He has been influential in embedding this approach through Ugam’s multidisciplinary teams, which comprise of soft skills like consulting and problem-solving, and hard skills like statistical techniques and technology.

Moreover, he has played a major role in pioneering Ugam’s JARVIS, a proprietary cognitive computing system. It is built on a tried, tested, and tailored suite of machine learning algorithms that enable computer vision, Natural Language Processing (NLP), sentiment analysis, and more. Recently, at Ugam’s Golden Pyramid Awards, their multidisciplinary team was recognized for their trailblazing breakthrough in ‘making data science accessible’ by enabling the development of ML-models using a no-code technique.

Mihir Kittur, Co-Founder and Chief Commercial Officer of Ugam said, “Businesses are increasingly adopting AI. For the best results, one should start with the customer problem, and then leverage the necessary AI and analytics to solve it (“Intelligence before Artificial”). At Ugam, we have successfully implemented this approach through our multidisciplinary teams to drive superior impact for large corporations. It is an honor to be recognized as one of India’s Most Influential AI Leaders by Analytics India Magazine.”

Read the full citation here.
 

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Merkle is a leading data-driven customer experience management (CXM) company that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. For more than 30 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. The company’s heritage in data, technology, and analytics forms the foundation for its unmatched skills in understanding consumer insights that drive hyper-personalized marketing strategies. Its combined strengths in performance media, customer experience, customer relationship management, loyalty, and enterprise marketing technology drive improved marketing results and competitive advantage. With 12,000+ employees, Merkle is headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, with 50+ additional offices throughout the Americas, EMEA, and APAC. Merkle is a dentsu company. For more information, contact Merkle at 1-877-9-Merkle or visit www.merkleinc.com.

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