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Sriraman Annaswamy

Educated at India's world-beating institutions (the IIT and the IIM with 1% to 2% acceptance rates), Sri is a seasoned financial services Strategy, Advanced-analytics and ML advisor with work experience in Mumbai, London, Sunnyvale (Silicon Valley) and Sydney Sri started his career as an "old style" banker in the shipping-finance area of a large Indian institution (ICICI/SCICI) in Bombay and has subsequently worked with PWC (Coopers & Lybrand), the Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Elance before founding Swamy and Associates (www.swamyandassociates.com.au) to advise financial institutions and global service providers on Advanced-analytics, AI, ML and BPM strategies He was an early mover in respect of his pioneering research of the Advanced-analytics sector and its impact on the global financial services sector (see sample research below) In the immediate 5-year-period to 2017, he has directly advised 6 out of the top 15 financial institutions in Australia on their Advanced-analytics journeys including 2 institutions at their Group CEO levels In Sep 2018 and August 2017, he has been named Chairman of the Australian AI and Machine Learning Summit https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6403109694533144576 In Sep 2017 he was one of the 7 Australian financial services Digital Leaders to be invited to present at the Morgan Stanley "Innovation in Financials Forum 2017" https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6311486297345269760 In March 2017, he was the sole advisor invited by Goldman Sachs Australian Research group to present the impact of Advanced-analytics, AI and Machine Learning on banks and insurers Sri, an orthodox South-Indian Smartha-Brahmin ("Iyer") from Kallidaikurichi, Tirunelveli (near Chennai), is also a student of Veda-anta (Vedic philosophy), Samskrita Bhasha (Sanskrit), Veda-anga-Astrology (Jyothisha, Jaimini and Parasara), Vedic practices including the chanting of mantras and Yogic-meditation practices