Dr. Kavi Mahesh is the Director of the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Dharwad. Previously, he was the Dean of Research at PES University, Director of the World-Bank funded Research Centre for Knowledge Analytics and Ontological Engineering – KAnOE and a Professor of Computer Science. His areas of interest are knowledge management, analytics, epistemology, ontology, classification studies, text processing and unstructured data management. He has three US patents and has published two books, 16 book chapters and 80 papers which have received over 1300 citations with a h-index of 20, i10-index of 28 and a g-index of 35. Notable among these are the textbook Theory of Computation: A Problem- Solving Approach (Wiley India, 2012) and Ten Steps to Maturity in Knowledge Management (Elsevier Pub. UK, 2006). He was earlier with Oracle Corporation, USA and New Mexico State University and has consulted in the area of Knowledge Management with Infosys, Hewlett Packard, United Nations and EasyLib.com. He holds an M. Tech. in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (1989) and an MS (1991) and a PhD (1995) in Computer Science from Georgia Institute of Technology, USA.
Mr. Dattatraya Kulkarni “Kulki” is currently Consumer Chief Technologist, McAfee Sr. Principal Engineer, Sr. Director of Technology Pathfinding and Research. He drives innovation for consumer and mobile business - sort of in-house entrepreneur and thought leader. He is also the India site head for building leadership and technical pipeline at McAfee. Mr. Kulkarni is a seasoned software strategist, technologist, passionate team builder, and energetic software engineering manager with 20+ years of progressive experience in creating and delivering software products across Web, enterprise and system software. He possesses a unique combination of acumen in business, strategy, creativity, and technology. Technical innovations and flawless execution won him two highest corporate recognitions at Intel (IAA and Software Quality). He had also granted/filed a dozen patents. He has several years of experience making research and technology presentations senior executive management.
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