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Heena
Purohit.

Group Product Manager, IBM Watson
Founder and CEO, AI for Her

about me

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Heena Purohit

Product Lead, IBM AI Applications | AI and Mobility

Founder and CEO, AI for Her

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The core of my experience centers around using data and AI to create solutions that help Enterprises transform their operations while driving tangible business outcomes. My products are based on the cutting edge of AI/ML such as digital assistants, computer vision, NLP, and pattern recognition as well as other digital technologies such as AR, mobile, SaaS, hybrid, and so on.

I was recognized in the list of Top 11 Women AI Leaders by Analytics India and have been listed as one of MKAI’s Top 20 AI Mavericks.

 

I hold a double-major MBA from the University of Notre Dame and was awarded the University’s Recent Alumni Award in 2019 for my contribution and impact towards women in STEM initiatives.
 

bio

The core of my experience centers around using data and AI to create solutions that help organizations transform their operations while driving tangible business outcomes.

My products are based on the cutting edge of AI/ML such as digital assistants, computer vision, NLP, and pattern recognition as well as other digital technologies such as AR, mobile, SaaS, hybrid cloud, and so on.

I was recognized in the list of Top 11 Women AI Leaders by Analytics India and have been listed as one of MKAI’s Top 20 AI Mavericks.

I hold a double-major MBA from the University of Notre Dame and was awarded the University’s Recent Alumni Award in 2019 for my contribution and impact towards women in STEM initiatives.

The AI for Her Journey

 

I was growing tired of being the only woman in the room - be it meetings, executive briefings, or conferences. And on the flip side, I had hundreds of women reach out to me with the same question: 'How do I get a job in AI?'. 

AI for Her started out as an attempt to change that, and I'm incredibly proud and grateful for our journey thus far. We've grown from 10 to 10k+ people in just a few months. And I'm excited to see we how we can make an even bigger impact together.    

 

If you want to help build an AI-powered future that's fair and equitable to everyone, connect with us to get involved!

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invited talks

  • Designing and Deploying AI Solutions in Real-World Industrial Settings - ForwardLeading Big Data & AI Leaders’ Summit Boston

  • Technician of the Future: How to Take Your Work Management Processes to the Next Level - 2020 European Conference on Process Safety & Big Data (Robotic & Emerging Technologies Section)

  • Augmented Intelligence: 3 Key Principles for building User-Centric AI Solutions  - Human Compatible AI Expert Forum, September 2020

  • Reimagining how field and factory technicians work - International Maintenance Conference 2019

  • Use Artificial Intelligence to Transform the Way Your Field Teams Work  - Maximo World 2019

  • The AI Mindset - How to Build an AI Product - HobbyHacks Hackathon 2020  

  • 'Women at the Cutting Edge of Tech' Panel at Empowered - A Women in Tech Summit

  • Fireside Chat: Artificial Tech, Intelligent Women - Big Data & AI Leaders’ Summit, Boston

  • Practical Ways to Combat Imposter Syndrome at Work - She+ Geeks Out’s sold out

  • Grow Your Personal Brand on LinkedIn and Unconscious Bias at work - International Women’s Day 2020 and 2018

  • Other Conferences: Maximo World 2018, IoT Exchange Berlin 2019, IoT Exchange Sydney 2019, IoT Exchange Orlando 2019, and THINK 2018


This does not include private speaking events.

testimonials

"..a powerhouse of energy"

- Conference Attendee, IoT Exchange 2020

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