Author: Utpal Chakraborty is an eminent Data scientist, AI researcher, Quantum scientist, strategist, and thought leader having more than two decades of industry experience, including working as a Principal Architect in L&T Infotech, IBM, Capgemini, and other MNCs in his past assignments. He was also the Head of the Artificial Intelligence division of YES Bank. At the moment, he is the Chief Digital Officer at Allied Digital Services Limited. Utpal is a well-known speaker and writer on Artificial Intelligence, Quantum Computing, Web3 & Metaverse speaking at conferences, premier colleges, and universities around the world. He has authored five books on AI and Quantum Computing. He has also demonstrated a few completely out-of-the-box hybridized Agile & Lean implementations in different industries which have been recognized and appreciated by Agile & Lean communities worldwide. He has helped and mentored startups in their journey helping institutions like IITs in their different research programs. He is in the advisory body of many Govt., academic and private research institutions. Utpal has also been recognized as the AI Champion of India, and one of the top AI Influencers and Thought Leaders by reputed forums. He has also been recognized as the Global AI Ambassador 2022.

Co-Author: Soumyadeep Roy is a dynamic and passionate individual who has a keen interest in the fields of AI, web3, crypto, and quantitative finance. Currently, he is the head of quant-based investments in DeFi at Neev Finance, based in Seattle, USA. He is also one of the founding members of this organization. He deals with developing new quantitative modules for investments across both DeFi and TradFi worlds with both Crypto and traditional capital assets and manages the funds of more than 800+ retail and accredited investors. Apart from his work in the finance industry, he is also an AI advisor at a Mental Health Tech startup called PrimaFace. He is from an engineering background, having graduated from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology Bombay in 2022. He also had the opportunity to work with multiple universities across the globe as a research associate. He worked at the University of Sydney, the National University of Singapore, the University of Leeds, University College of London among others.

Co-Author: Sumit Kumar is an IITian and Nation Cyber Security Strategist on a mission to build a Secure Nation for new-generation battlefields and Building of billionaires by implementing strategically planning and has vast experience in building start-ups and helping people and organisation safeguard them against any Cyber Risk by New Generation TechnoPolicy. Growing up, he was fascinated with technology leading to few early exposures to LEAs, Defence, State Police, MNCs and Tech Giants. Mr Kumar has also earned several technical certifications and awards for his achievements.

Mr Kumar’s expertise in National Cyber Security Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Business Operations Strategy, Strategic Software Development, Cyber Crime Investigation, Data-driven Technologist, New Technology Implementation, Developing and executing business strategies has helped to capture and develop untapped global revenue, in Problem-Solving, Critical Thinking, Decision making and Corporate Expansion with Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence. Mr Kumar was the Former Co-founder of Farmhike, PwrForensics and Doctecheasy and mentors for startup founders. Presently Working with Defence and Strategic Affairs in BECIL, in Government of India