Shankar Sivaramakrishnan is a practice leader in Group Data & Analytics (GDNA) team at Aditya Birla Group. Shankar manages AI and ML based analytics requirements for textiles, carbon, chemicals and commodity trading businesses of Aditya Birla Group. His team works on customer demand management, market share improvement, raw material price prediction, energy optimization, factory floor analytics, predictive maintenance, quality improvements etc. for ABG group companies. His current technical interests are in probabilistic machine learning, Bayesian analysis and image analytics.
Before joining GDNA @ ABG, Shankar was involved in enhancing adoption of industrial analytics, IoT, edge computing, IT/OT security, ML, AI and cloud technologies in Indian heavy industries. Prior to that, Shankar specialized in process-microstructure-property relationships of advanced manufacturing technologies related to high temperature materials used in aircraft engines. Shankar holds 9 US patents. He has a PhD in materials engineering from UIUC and BTech in metallurgy from IIT-Madras.