Date & Time: October 27, 2021 2:30pm – 4:00pm
Location: Virtual

Join a panel of experts on AI and Internet-of-Things technologies to understand how these technologies are used to improve businesses..


  • Hemant Khemka, Managing Director, Stesalit Systems Ltd., India, Adelphi ’95

  • Andrew Clark, Co-founder and CTO, Monitaur
    Armen Pischdotchian, IBM Corp, Academic Research, Academic Developer

  • Dr. V. T. Rajan, Data Science & Machine Learning Consultant (formerly Research Staff Member, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center)

  • Subrata Sengupta, Director Technologies, Stesalit Group, India

  • Vincent Trama, Senior Vice President, Sales, Presidio

The speaker session will be followed by a question and answer session with the audience.

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Speaker Bios

Hemant Khemka

Hemant Khemka is the Managing Director at Stesalit Systems, a global technology company based in India, with interest in Electrical and Electronics manufacturing, Information Technology, Imagery Analytics and Internet of Things. Stesalit focuses on designing and manufacturing electrical, electronics and sensor-based products for various industries such as the Railways, Defense, Agriculture, Transportation, Utility and various other sectors. Stesalit has been in the forefront of R&D and developing cutting-edge integrated sensor-based solutions, geographic and location intelligence technologies and is very focused on innovation, having offices and facilities across India.

Stesalit Group with its focus on innovation and development has won multiple awards in the areas of technologies and implementations. World Geospatial Award 2014, Geneva, Top 25 designs in Qualcomm India Challenge, 2016 – Qualcomm’s Make in India challenge program, SKOCH Award for e-Governance project in India and multiple others.

Hemant completed his Bachelors in Business Administration from Adelphi University, New York, USA after which he worked at Credit Suisse, a large Investment Bank in Wall Street, New York. Recently Hemant has been honored to be appointed on the Board of Trustees of Pace University, New York, with a focus to contribute with his experience and to help them go global.

He has been one of the Founding and Board members of Entrepreneurs Organization, Kolkata chapter. EO is the only global network exclusively for entrepreneurs. EO helps leading entrepreneurs learn and grow through peer-to-peer learning. Hemant has also been an active member at Young President Organization – The Young Presidents’ Organization is a global network of young chief executives.

Andrew Clark

Andrew Clark is a co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Monitaur, a machine learning assurance company. Monitaur is a Machine Learning Assurance platform addressing the needs of companies using models to make decisions in regulated industries. Monitaur delivers the transparency and confidence necessary to manage compliance and unlock innovation by the recording, auditing, monitoring, and assurance of machine learning models.

Andrew received a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting, Summa Cum Laude, from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, an M.S. in Data Science from Southern Methodist University, and is a Ph.D. candidate in Economics at the University of Reading. He also holds the Certified Analytics Professional and American Statistical Association Graduate Statistician certifications.

An avid conference speaker, Andrew has appeared as a speaker at numerous conferences presenting on open source audit analytics, machine learning, and emerging technologies.

Armen Pischdotchian

Armen Pischdotchian is currently an Academic Developer at IBM Global University Programs. In this role, he drives adoption of IBM technologies with faculty and students worldwide with the IBM Academic Initiative and the IBM Skills Academy to grow skills in key technology areas including artificial intelligence, data science, cognitive security, blockchain and more. He is also lead course developer and instructor for the artificial intelligence and data science curriculum for the Skills Academy offerings.

Armen joined IBM in 2006 as Level 3 support, course developer and trainer for the IoT solutions. He holds a BS in Organizational and Behavioral Psychology, MS in Computer Science and an MBA in Computer Information Systems. Armen writes in the online publication and has co-authored IBM Red Books. He also holds an IBM Certified Application Developer – Watson V3 Certification and is an avid collector of badges and certificates from IBM, Udacity and Coursera. As a Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM), Armen relishes and seeks public speaking opportunities.

Armen is also an Adjunct Professor at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston. His evening classes includes topics on artificial intelligence, including statistical and mathematical constructs of machine learning algorithms; plus, data science doctrines using hands on labs using Python in Jupyter Notebooks. The semester ends with an elaboration on Blockchain technologies as it relates to consensus, provenance, immutability and finality.

V. T. Rajan

Dr. Rajan got his Ph.D in Physics from the University of California, Berkeley. After research and teaching at Northwestern University, New York University and MIT he joined IBM T. J. Watson Research Center at Yorktown Heights, New York, as a Research Staff Member. At IBM, He carried out research on Robotics, Computer Aided Design, Integrated Circuit Manufacturing, Programming Languages, Java Virtual Machine, Artificial Intelligence and Quantum computing. Along the way, he published 50 papers, got 20 patents, won a few awards and helped launch a handful of products. He retired from IBM in 2015 and started working as a data science/machine learning consultant to small companies in the New York City.

Subrata Sengupta

Subrata completed his B.E. from the Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur. He has deep experience in Utility, Process Control and Automation, Location Intelligence, Embedded Systems and Business Intelligence Tools implementation. Before joining the Stesalit Group, worked at CMC, India; Lucent Technologies, USA; GE Harris, USA; SSA Global Inc., USA & Vertis Inc. USA. He has worked extensively on Linux Operating System and Embedded Computing.
He is an established industry leader with a global client base in the utilities, defense, forestry, agriculture, and transport industries. His key strength is managing product innovation and development. He excels in the areas of IoT (Internet of Things), Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Process Control and Automation and is an active contributor to Linux.

Vincent Trama

Vincent Trama is Senior Vice President of Key Accounts, Enterprise Segment where he leads Presidio’s engagement with 300 of its largest accounts. His team is dedicated to solving complex business challenges through digital & cloud solutions that provide economic value. Vincent joined Presidio in 2012 via acquisition of BlueWater Communication Group where he led a start-up team of professionals penetrating the Enterprise segment with advanced technology solutions.

Prior to joining BlueWater, Vince was with Visual Networks, as Director of Northeast Sales. His responsibilities included developing and implementing an effective Enterprise Sales strategy for Northeast & Canada. Vince’s team was tasked with creating end user demand within the Fortune 500 and working with the channels to fulfill the customer’s requirements.

Vincent has a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems from Fordham University and lives on Long Island with his wife and three children.

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