Madhusudhan Therani

Madhu Therani is a seasoned tech entrepreneur, a former academic, and has been building software and hardware for the past couple of decades. Currently, he is a CTO at Near.co – a geo-spatial data analytics startup. 

He has a proven track record of working on large scale data analysis, machine learning, text analysis, and decision-making models in a variety of domains including engineering design, product lifecycle management, online search,  computational advertising and digital humanities. He is an alumnus of Carnegie-Mellon Univ. 

Furthermore, he  is also actively pursuing work on  developing tools for building Indic Knowledge Systems including digitizing Sanskrit literature and enable data driven research on issues of Swadeshi Indology.  

As part of this effort, he is an active partner in development of the Vedavaapi platform that can support a wide-variety of use-cases in the effort to capture, digitize and disseminate traditional Indian knowledge.