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Startup Series

 - Episode 32

From Gartner to building a startup: Unveiling AI’s role in shaping future innovations

Rajesh Kandaswamy, Founder

Episode Summary: 

In this BetterTech episode “From Gartner to Building a Startup: Unveiling AI’s Role in Shaping Future Innovations”, host Peggy Tsai engages in a deep dive with Rajesh Kandaswamy, Founder of Nurish, former Gartner, Distinguished VP & Gartner Fellow about his exciting journey from being a tech analyst to starting his own AI business. Rajesh shares his insights on how AI is changing the game in various industries, with a special focus on health and nutrition through his startup, Nurish. They discuss the real-world challenges and opportunities of using AI to shape innovations that can transform businesses and everyday life. This episode is packed with useful information for anyone interested in how AI can lead to new ways of doing things and help solve complex problems. Join Peggy and Rajesh as they unravel the complexities of AI and its promising future in the tech world.

Show Notes:

1. Rajesh Kandaswamy shares his journey from a Gartner analyst to becoming the founder of Nurish, highlighting the pivotal moments and decisions that shaped his career transition.

2. He discusses the role of AI in transforming various industries, emphasizing its potential to innovate beyond traditional computing methods, particularly in sectors like healthcare and finance.

3. Challenges of AI integration are explored, focusing on the importance of consistency, reliability, and continuous improvement in technology applications.

4. Rajesh introduces the concept of “AI-first” strategy in business operations and product development, advocating for integrating AI from the onset to influence all business processes.

5. Future plans for Nurish include enhancing AI models to merge nutritional data with behavioral psychology, aiming to offer personalized health advice.

This episode is hosted by Peggy Tsai, Host, BetterTech

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