Dr. Ganesh Mani
Adjunct Faculty Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Ganesh is a financial services domain expert and an accomplished entrepreneur in the area of embedding high-value IP in various business processes. One of his prior start-ups was acquired by State Street Bank, thereby creating the nucleus of State Street Global’s Advanced Research Center, which was the knowledge-locus for managing institutional portfolios worth several tens of billions of dollars.
Ganesh has contributed to several other innovative startups including iCAD, which is now a NASDAQ-listed public company employing pattern recognition techniques for early cancer detection. Ganesh’s work has been patented as well as featured in Barron’s cover story titled “New Brains on the Block” and in various academic journals; he has also spoken and organized panels at various international conferences. Ganesh was part of the Applied Security Analysis Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he earned an MBA in Finance and a Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence. He has a BTech in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. Ganesh is a charter member of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), Pittsburgh chapter and was an early member of the Chicago Quantitative Alliance.