Kashyap Kompella is an award-winning industry analyst, best-selling author, columnist, educator, and advisor to leading companies and start-ups in US, Europe and Asia-Pac.

Currently, Kashyap is the CEO of the global technology industry analyst firm RPA2AI Research. RPA2AI advises global corporations, venture capital / private equity firms and government agencies on AI Investments, Enterprise AI, AI Governance, AI Audits and AI Ethics.

Kashyap is widely recognized as a thought leader on AI and emerging technologies and has been quoted by the media, including the BBC, Quartz, Economist, Mint, Guardian, Forbes, Nikkei Asian Review, eMarketer, CMSWire, KMWorld, EContent and SearchCIO.

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Alan Pelz-SharpeAlan Pelz-Sharpe is an advisor to RPA2AI on intelligent information management, M&A and emerging technologies. Alan has over 25 years of experience in the IT industry, working with a wide variety of end-user organizations like FedEx, The MayoClinic & Allstate and vendors from Oracle and IBM to startups around the world.

Alan was formerly a Partner at The Real Story Group, Consulting Director at Indian Services firm Wipro, Research Director at 451 and VP for North America at industry analyst firm Ovum. He is regularly quoted in the press including the Wall Street Journal and The Guardian and has appeared on the BBC, CNBC, ABC as an expert guest.

Nipun Kapur, PhD is an advisor to RPA2AI on  complex data model development and leveraging machine learning and alternative data  for investment research. Dr. Kapur has been a data scientist with GE and headed the analytics practice / center of excellence at CoreLogic and Cognizant.

Dr. Kapur has a Masters in Geophysics and a PhD in Finite Element Modeling from IIT, Roorkee.

Prabhash Thakur

Prabhash Thakur is an an advisor to RPA2AI on enterprise machine learning applications. Prabhash has 20+ years of experience across technology, management consulting, M&A and start-ups.

Prabhash is a hands-on technologist and has developed innovative computer vision applications and AI-based pricing solutions. Prabhash is an alumnus of IIT Mumbai and XLRI.

Amit GuhaAmit Guha is an advisor to RPA2AI on large-scale enterprise transformation using artificial intelligence.

Amit has held leadership roles in India and in the UK in software start-ups and scale-ups, management consulting companies, and large public enterprises. He has led product management, engineering, and data science teams in complex and large-scale AI initiatives in Grocery, Consumer Goods, and Manufacturing domains.

Amit is an alumnus of the Indian School of Business, State University of New York, and IIT Kharagpur.

ApoorvDr. Apoorv Durga  is an advisor to RPA2AI on marketing technologies, digital technology marketplaces, vendors, and products. 

Dr. Durga has more than 20 years of experience as an industry analyst, advisor, and technology executive. He has worked with several large organizations helping them with product selection and strategic technology recommendations. 

Dr. Durga is an alumnus of IIT Varanasi, IIM Calcutta and obtained his PhD from Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi.