Turing CTO Vijay Krishnan to be Conferred IIT Bombay’s Young Alumni Achiever Award
Turing co-founder and CTO Vijay Krishnan will be awarded the Young Alumni Achiever Award from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay.
What are the Young Alumni Achiever Awards?
The Young Alumni Achiever Awards celebrate IIT Bombay alums under 40 years of age with outstanding achievements in their chosen field of work. These awards were instituted in 2011 and are conferred every year on March 10, the Foundation Day of IIT Bombay. The awardees receive a certificate signed by the Director and a memento.
More about IIT Bombay
Recognized as one of the most prominent centers of academic excellence in India and around the globe, IIT Bombay is well known for its high-quality education and research, with a strong emphasis on technology and engineering. IIT Bombay consistently ranks high in global university rankings, making it a highly sought-after destination for students and researchers worldwide.
IIT Bombay is actively involved in cutting-edge research across several fields, including computer science, electrical engineering, and mechanical engineering. In addition, the institute has an extensive and successful alumni network, with many graduates holding high-level positions in leading companies globally.
Reputed for their brilliant caliber, many students graduating from this institute reach positions of eminence in society. To recognize and honor their contributions, IIT Bombay presents four categories of awards annually: Distinguished Alumnus Awards, Young Alumni Achiever Awards, Distinguished Service Awards, and Chapter Service Awards.
More about Krishnan
Krishnan has worked in ML and AI for over 20 years in academia and industry. In addition, he has more than a decade of experience leading large-scale commercial machine-learning efforts to solve various industry challenges. Krishnan specializes in data science in text categorization, personalized search, personalized content recommendations, CTR prediction, and eCPM maximization for personalized and contextual ad targeting.
Before Turing, Krishnan was the founder and CTO of Rover, a personalized content recommendation tech company later acquired by Revcontent. Before Rover, he worked as a senior data scientist at Yahoo. In addition, Krishnan has authored several highly cited machine learning, web search, semantic search, entity extraction, data mining, and NLP papers in top journals and presented them at major conferences.
Krishnan has been a critical player in Turing’s technology strategy. His vision and technical expertise have been the driving force behind Turing’s advancements. Turing is proud to have Krishnan as its leader and extends its sincere congratulations. Here’s to many more years of success and innovation!
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