Karthik Ramakrishnan holds an Master Degree from Waterloo University in Applied Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering and MBA from Ivey Business School, Canada. As a Director of Industry Solutions at Element AI, he is dedicated to engage the clients to develop an AI-first strategy and vision, prioritize ideas and opportunities to utilize Element AI’s research and development capability and achieve clients’ AI ambitions. He also manages a team of ~40 in both Toronto and Montreal. He is a serial entrepreneur with broad international experiences. He founded a series of technology start-ups, including Gallop Labs, Blu Trumpet and Gazoo Mobile. He also serves as advisor for multiple start-ups, including the most recent Perpetua Labs, Beam Propulsion Lab, and Hubbl, MatchFuel, etc. Before joining Element AI, he was a Senior Manager at Deloitte. In the early years of his career, he also serves as Director of Product Innovation at Xtreme Lab, GM of Product Development at Hatch Labs in New York.