Pethuru Raj, PhD – Vice President and Chief Architect, Edge AI Division, Reliance Jio Platforms Ltd.

Dr. Pethuru Raj is a distinguished technology leader and visionary with over 22 years of IT industry experience and 9 years of dedicated research experience. As the Vice President and Chief Architect at the Edge AI Division of Reliance Jio Platforms Ltd. (JPL) in Bangalore, Dr. Raj is at the forefront of driving innovation and excellence in cutting-edge technologies.

Professional Background:

Dr. Raj’s illustrious career spans across renowned organizations such as IBM Global Cloud Centre of Excellence (CoE), Wipro Consulting Services (WCS), and Robert Bosch Corporate Research (CR). His academic journey is equally impressive, having earned a PhD from Anna University, Chennai, sponsored by CSIR, and completed UGC-sponsored postdoctoral research at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. Further enriching his expertise, Dr. Raj was awarded two prestigious international research fellowships (JSPS and JST) and worked as a research scientist for 3.5 years in leading Japanese universities.

Expertise and Focus Areas:

Dr. Raj’s expertise encompasses a wide array of emerging technologies, including:

  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) Model Optimization Techniques
  • Prompt Engineering for Large Language Models (LLMs)
  • Efficient, Explainable, and Edge AI
  • Blockchain Technology
  • Digital Twins
  • Cloud-native and Edge Computing
  • Green and Generative AI
  • Reliability and Platform Engineering
  • 5G/6G Technologies

Publications and Contributions:

Dr. Raj is a prolific author and editor, with more than 52 technology books and over 60 research papers to his credit. He has also contributed to over 50 book chapters and submitted several international patents. His thought leadership is further demonstrated through numerous white papers, keynote addresses at 25 international conferences, and participation in industry symposiums.

Professional Certifications and Engagements:

Dr. Raj holds esteemed IT architecture certifications including TOGAF and ITIL. He has conducted numerous technical sessions across prestigious institutions globally and played a key role in articulating, building, and deploying state-of-the-art IT products, solutions, and services. His knowledge-sharing sessions have demystified cutting-edge technologies and tools for software engineers and architects, fostering innovation and growth in the tech community.

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