Sushmita AllamDirector, Intelligent Automation at SLK Software
Sushmita is currently the Director, Intelligent Automation at SLK Software. Prior to which she was research scientist at IBM T.J. Watson Research Lab, NY involved in Mathematical Modeling, Evolutionary Optimization, Machine Learning based frameworks and data analysis for drug discovery and predictive modeling of neural disorders. Sushmita has co-led the Center of Competence in Healthcare at IBM Watson Health Division, architecting various e-health solutions and holistic care management platforms with patients, payers and providers. She has authored 30+ International Conference and Journal papers and has an issued US patent on predicting neuro disorders using speech biomarkers using NLP.
Sushmita obtained her Masters and PhD from University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles where she worked in the areas of Computational Neuroscience and Mathematical Modeling of the Brain. She received the Best Thesis Award by the Center for Applied Mathematical Sciences, USC in 2013, and the prestigious $100K Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship for proposing Brain-Inspired Computing Models and Neuromorphic Architectures in 2009.