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This non-profit start-up leverages the power of AI for the social sector

Wadhwani brothers-founded WIAI looks to use artificial intelligence for the benefit of cotton farmers, TB patients and underweight newborns

Sunil Wadhwani, Romesh Wadhwani
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Sunil Wadhwani (Left) and Romesh Wadhwani, founders, Wadhwani Institute of Artificial Intelligence

Neha Alawadhi New Delhi
Romesh and Sunil Wadhwani are well-known names in the world of entrepreneurship and technology. Both the brothers grew up in India, studied at prestigious Indian Institutes of Technologies (IIT-Bombay and IIT-Madras respectively) and went on to the US for higher studies, where they successfully ran technology companies and even invested in many.

Romesh now runs the Symphony Technology Group (STG), a private equity investment firm, after running several tech firms, including Aspect Development Inc, which was sold to i2 Technologies for $9.3 billion in a stock deal in 1999. He also runs Wadhwani Foundation, a non-profit set up in the

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First Published: Sep 17 2019 | 1:56 PM IST

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