ISA Hamilton would like to thank Mr. Rajiv Anand for giving the keynote address at this year’s ISA Hamilton Expo. Entitled “IIoT, Smart Industry and Artificial Intelligence for manufacturing – A beyond-the-Hype, practical look from an Automation Insider” the talk gave insight into how leading technologies are poised to change the automation sector.
Download the slides: ISA-Hamilton_Expo2017_keynote-presentation_slides
About Mr. Rajiv Anand
Rajiv Anand is the founder and CEO of Quartic.ai, a company focused on providing Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence solutions for Industrial applications, Industrial IoT and Smart Industry.
He is an instrumentation and control engineer with 30 years of experience implementing process control and asset health solutions using Emerson platforms for power, mining, pharmaceutical and chemical industries. In his 30-year career, Rajiv has experienced all aspects of process automation applications from engineering, field installation and commissioning, project management, product strategy and technology deployment, sales management and business management. This has also given him first-hand experience in the evolution of process control technology over 3 decades – from proprietary control systems and PLC’s to open standards based systems; from 4-20mA signals and relay based systems to modern industrial protocols and advanced control systems.
Excited by the potential of Machine Learning, AI, IoT and Industry 4.0, Rajiv decided to retire from his position of Vice President at Lakeside Process Controls and launch a career in AI. Before starting Quartic.ai, Rajiv spent a year researching Machine Learning and AI, and advising technology companies and customers on digital manufacturing strategies.
Quartic.ai is based in Waterloo, Ontario with teams in California and India, and is working in close collaboration with the universities like Waterloo for advancing the application of Machine Learning to Smart Industry and Smart Manufacturing.