Dr. Vikram Vij received a Ph.D. and Master’s degree from the University of California Berkeley in Computer Science, an M.B.A. degree from Santa Clara University and a B.Tech. degree from IIT Kanpur in Electronics. Dr. Vij has over 26 years of industrial experience in multiple technical domains from Databases, Storage & File Systems, Embedded systems, Intelligent Services and IoT. He has worked at Samsung since 2004 and is currently working as Vice President & Team Head for Voice Intelligence R&D / Services Platforms R&D at Samsung R&D Institute in Bangalore. Dr. Vij’s current focus is on building the World’s Best Voice Intelligence Experience for Mobiles and other Samsung appliances, and on building services and platforms for Personalization, Engagement and Monetization. He is also driving the growth of AI Centre of Excellence at Samsung Bangalore.