About The Speaker
Kshitiz Rimal is Google Developer Expert (GDE) in Machine Learning, and also Intel AI Student Ambassador and co-founder and Head of Research at Artificial Intelligence for Development, a not-for-profit research organization in Nepal. For the past 7-8 years he has been developing software and been a full-stack developer and UI/UX designer. Recently, for the past 3-4 years he has been specifically interested in deep learning. He is one of the founding members of the first community on deep learning established in Nepal. He has been developing projects around deep learning, delivering hands-on workshops on that particular technology, organizing meetups, presenting at international conferences and delivering AI training all around the world, which includes, USA, India, Singapore, China, Switzerland, France and many others. Kshitiz Rimal is the 1st-runner up winner in an international AI competition on Disaster relief and response, called "Call for Code 2018", organized by IBM for his project PD3R, which is on Structural Retrofitting using AI. He recently delivered a demo presentation and co-instructed a hands-on workshop at AI for Good Global Summit 2019, in Geneva, regarding his project called Cash Recognition for Visually Impaired, which is under the theme of AI for Accessibility. He is passionate about AI and working actively on how it can be used for the good of mankind.