India, September 14th, 2022– iMerit, a leading AI data solutions company, today announced the appointment of Rajsekhar Aikat as its new Chief Technology & Product Officer. Rajsekhar joins iMerit from Qualcomm, where he was Senior Director of Product Management.
“We’re excited to welcome Raj as we continue to develop proprietary technologies and solutions to meet the AI development and deployment needs of our customers,” said Radha Basu, Founder, and CEO of iMerit. “Raj brings rich experience in machine learning, artificial intelligence, and robotics. He will lead the technology innovation, strategy, and product roadmap as we continue to build long-term strategic relationships with the leading global players in the space.”
“At iMerit, we believe a data-centric approach is a key component to advancing AI, especially as companies get closer to production and need to solve complex edge cases in their data. Achieving this successfully requires a combination of technology, talent, and techniques to not only generate high-quality data but also do it at an enterprise scale. Raj will play a key role in taking our existing technologies and platforms to the next level,” said DD Ganguly, President of iMerit.
“I am excited to join iMerit as the Chief Technology & Product Officer. With the Cambrian explosion in machine learning across all facets of our lives, and the importance & complexity of data to enable these megatrends, I believe that merit is strongly positioned at the confluence of technology trends and ML solutions,” said Rajsekhar Aikat in his appointment.
Rajsekhar has over 18 years of technical & product experience across multiple verticals, including automotive, IoT, robotics, and telecom. Before Qualcomm, he was the Director of Product at Brain Corporation, where he was responsible for scaling BrainOSTM, an autonomous mobile robot platform & ecosystem, as well as overseeing the development and commercialization of commercial cleaning and delivery robots globally.
iMerit is a leading AI data solutions company providing high-quality data across computer vision, natural language processing, and content services that power machine learning and artificial intelligence applications for large enterprises. iMerit provides end-to-end data labeling services to Fortune 500 companies in a wide array of industries including agricultural AI, autonomous vehicles, commerce, geospatial, government, financial services, medical AI, and technology. iMerit employs more than 5,500 full-time data annotation experts in Bhutan, Europe, India, and the United States. Raising $23.5 million in funding to date, iMerit investors are British International Investment, Khosla Impact, Michael and Susan Dell Foundation, and Omidyar Network. For more information, visit imerit.net.