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John Almasan

Senior Managing Director, Head of AI & Emerging Tech
TIAA

Dr. John Almasan is an accomplished technology executive with over 20 years of experience leading global tech teams and building large-scale data, AI, and cloud platforms for prominent companies such as TIAA, McKinsey & Co., American Express, Bank of America, and Nationwide Insurance. With deep expertise in multi-cloud big data engineering, machine learning, and data science, John is a hands-on practitioner and passionate about enabling the acceleration of AI adoption.

As an adjunct professor at various universities and a member of Arizona State University's Executive Board of Advisors, John is committed to preparing the next generation to meet the future's skillset needs and demands. He focuses on employee cross-training and actively engages in teaching and mentoring students in the field.

John holds two master's degrees in Engineering and Statistics, a Doctor of Business Administration, and has over 20+ patents credited to his name. He has received several awards throughout his career for his contributions to the technology industry.

John Almasan

Senior Managing Director, Head of AI & Emerging Tech
TIAA

Dr. John Almasan is an accomplished technology executive with over 20 years of experience leading global tech teams and building large-scale data, AI, and cloud platforms for prominent companies such as TIAA, McKinsey & Co., American Express, Bank of America, and Nationwide Insurance. With deep expertise in multi-cloud big data engineering, machine learning, and data science, John is a hands-on practitioner and passionate about enabling the acceleration of AI adoption.

As an adjunct professor at various universities and a member of Arizona State University's Executive Board of Advisors, John is committed to preparing the next generation to meet the future's skillset needs and demands. He focuses on employee cross-training and actively engages in teaching and mentoring students in the field.

John holds two master's degrees in Engineering and Statistics, a Doctor of Business Administration, and has over 20+ patents credited to his name. He has received several awards throughout his career for his contributions to the technology industry.

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Abhijeet Gulati

Head of AI, Senior Director of AI & ML Engineering
Mitchell International

Abhijeet Gulati is the Head of AI & Senior Director of Engineering at Mitchell’s Auto Physical Damage (APD) business unit. Abhijeet is an accomplished technologist with over two decades of experience in the semiconductor, wireless, software & technology industry, focusing on AI, Machine Learning, NLP, Generative AI and SaaS solutions. He is a driven Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Analytics and business intelligence leader.

As the Head of AI at Mitchell International, Abhijeet has spent the past 5 years improving InsureTech inefficiencies, minimize decision biases, developed proprietary, differentiated enterprise scale AI products and an intelligent open platform that democratizes adoption of AI in enterprise business workflows. Abhijeet has extensive experience directing large-scale initiatives involving R&D, business & product strategy, operations, and advanced video, image and data analytics. Abhijeet has authored several patents on the application of AI in InsureTech industry. Abhijeet sits on the board of several AI standards, Ethical & Responsible AI committees.

Abhijeet Gulati

Head of AI, Senior Director of AI & ML Engineering
Mitchell International

Abhijeet Gulati is the Head of AI & Senior Director of Engineering at Mitchell’s Auto Physical Damage (APD) business unit. Abhijeet is an accomplished technologist with over two decades of experience in the semiconductor, wireless, software & technology industry, focusing on AI, Machine Learning, NLP, Generative AI and SaaS solutions. He is a driven Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Analytics and business intelligence leader.

As the Head of AI at Mitchell International, Abhijeet has spent the past 5 years improving InsureTech inefficiencies, minimize decision biases, developed proprietary, differentiated enterprise scale AI products and an intelligent open platform that democratizes adoption of AI in enterprise business workflows. Abhijeet has extensive experience directing large-scale initiatives involving R&D, business & product strategy, operations, and advanced video, image and data analytics. Abhijeet has authored several patents on the application of AI in InsureTech industry. Abhijeet sits on the board of several AI standards, Ethical & Responsible AI committees.