Vinay did his Bachelor’s and Masters from IIT Bombay with a thesis on using deep learning
to predict the remaining useful life in a turbine engine. Vinay started Arya.ai in 2013, in
college along with his Co-founder, Deekshith. He successfully raised the first round of
funding in 2014 to build India’s first Deep Learning platform for developers. Later, the
platform is verticalized for the BFSI industry. Today, Arya.ai is deployed at multiple Fortune
500 and large financial institutions with customers like Axis Bank, ICICI Lombard, SBI
General, Aditya Birla Health etc.
He also authored a patent which is currently in review. Vinay and Deekshith were listed in
‘Forbes 30 under 30’ at the age of 23. He was the youngest member of the AI task force set
up by the Industry and Commerce Ministry of India in 2017 to submit recommendations on
AI adoption in India and as part of Industry 4.0.
He has been an esteemed speaker talking about strategies and concepts on AI and deep
learning since 2014. He presented talks at multiple international conferences like Nvidia
GTC (SF, USA), O’Reilly (London), ReWork (SF, USA), Jeffries (HK, HK), CYPHER (India) etc. He
also published a couple of Sc-fi books in 2010 & 2011.