Anitha Kannan

Founding Member, Curai

Anitha Kannan is a founding member at Curai where she works on AI-driven disruptive solutions to healthcare. Anitha has more than 15 years of research experience in machine learning. Prior to Curai, she has held senior research positions at Facebook AI research and at Microsoft research where she focused on research in AI, specifically on advancing deep learning and probabilistic graphical models.  Anitha’s research has impacted multiple research areas including computer vision, language understanding, and computational education. She has extensively published in top-tier conferences and holds several patents. Her research also influenced products at Microsoft and FB, for which she has received many technical awards.

My Sessions

Redesigning medicine with AI

Main Hall

The practice of medicine involves diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases.  Recent technological breakthroughs have made a little dent in the centuries-old system of practicing medicine: complex diagnostic decisions are still mostly dependent on “educated” work-ups of the doctors and rely on somewhat outdated tools and incomplete data. In the meantime, AI is emerging as […]