CO-FOUNDER & VP OF DATA SCIENCE AT EMBODYVR
Trained as a physicist, Dr. Shruti Badhwar completed her PhD from the Cavendish Labs at the University of Cambridge, UK in 2014. She is the recipient of the prestigious Dr. Manmohan Singh scholarship offered to two Indian students each year. She is also an Insight data science fellow, a highly competitive program for researchers moving into artificial intelligence.
Prior to moving to the Silicon Valley, Shruti was a research scientist at IBM Research, where she led the development of hybrid multi-modal approaches for facial recognition. Shruti has lived, studied and worked in 4 continents over the last 8 years, gained experience in both academia and industry. She is currently the co-founder and VP of Data Science at Embody an audio technology company that works at the intersection of acoustics and data science. At Embody, Shruti is leading the research towards the development of AI-enabled personalized immersive auditory experiences.