Rajendra M. Sonar
Professor of Information Systems/Technology,
Co-founder, WKA Technologies Pvt Ltd, SINE, IIT Bombay
Ph.D. (Applied AI, Thesis Topic: Hybrid Intelligent Systems and applications to Investment Decision Making),
Dept of Computer Science, Pune University, India (2000)
M.C.S. (Master of Computer Science), Pune University (1992)
B.C.S. (Bachelor of Computer Science), Pune University (1989)
Conducted CEP on AI for Business Managers during 31-May to 2-June 2019.
Conducted CEP on Personalization and Recommendation (P&R) using AI during 16-17 Feb 2019.
Knowledge-based Systems and applications, Knowledge Automation, Intelligent Systems (Expert Systems, Case-based Reasoning, Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithms) and Business Applications, Machine Learning, Hybrid Intelligent Systems, N=1 & R=G Analytics, Personalization and Recommendation
Architected and developed a Knowledge-based Artificial Intelligence (KBAI) platform to develop and deploy AI-backed systems and applications.
Modelling and implementing business solutions using intelligent systems (database modelling, knowledge modelling using rule-based expert systems, case-based reasoning, neural networks and genetic algorithms), Analytics using AI techniques and N=1 Analytics.
Teaching & Training:
Management Information Systems, Management of Information Technology, Intelligent Systems in Management
Core Software Skills:
ASP.NET, C#, MySQL
Book in print: Next Generation BI: A knowledge-based approach
Associate Professor of Information Systems/Technology from July 2008 to November 2018.
(Was on long leave for three years from Jan 2013 to Oct 2015 to iKen Solutions Pvt Ltd.)
|2005-2016||Co-Founder, iKen Solutions Pvt Ltd. a SINE, IIT Bombay incubated company developing BI solutions for personalised experiences using hybrid AI.Note that I have exited completely from iKen Solutions (iKen Personics) in June 2016 with following IPRs (complete software platforms):
1. N=1 Customer Analytics Platform (related paper) is a state-of-the-art platform that provides real-time, contextual, operational and automated intelligence using a combination of hybrid AI (artificial intelligence) along with other filtering techniques to enable superior end user experience.
2. iKen Studio: an integrated hybrid AI platform developed over a decade back to IIT Bombay.
|2003-2008||Assistant Professor, SJMSOM, IIT Bombay|
|1996-2003||Research Officer and Asst Professor in IT Area Group, National Institute of Bank Mangement (NIBM), Pune|
|1994-1996||Senior Technical Asst (Computer Programmer), Directorate of Water Mgt Research (Now, Indian Institute of Water Management–Indian Council Of Agricultural Research)|
|1992-1994||Lecturer, Science Colleges affiliated to Pune University.|
Articles related to applied AI
Personal: Res: B-133, BLD No.21, Central Area,
IIT Campus, Powai, Mumbai-76
2576 8741 (R)
GMAIL acct: rajendra.m.sonar