Engineering Director, Artificial Intelligence Center
Girish Acharya is responsible for integration of CALO/PAL, which aims to create a next-generation personal cognitive assistant that learns and self-improves in the wild. The ambitious effort brings together 22 leading research institutions, universities and commercial companies.
Prior to SRI, Acharya was a senior consultant at HP, where he helped design and implement an HP content management bridge between hundreds of authoring and publishing communities.
He also previously was director of engineering at Verticalnet, where he brought together a large team for building supply chain applications.
Acharya has master’s degree in engineering from IIT, Kanpur, India, University of Toronto and a master’s degree in business administration from the Haas School of Business.