On this episode of Silicon Valley Insider (#SVIN), Keith Koo’s guest is Preetham Vishwanatha, Founder and CEO of Kena.ai
Preetham shares his early history learning violin at a young age as both an academic and religious experience. After a very successful career as a technology executive and innovator Preetham turned his focus towards his passions for technology and music leading to the start of Kena.ai.
Keith and Preetham discuss how Kena.ai is disrupting how people can learn to play music using A.I, and how the platform can be used to do music genre “mashups” such as heavy metal mixed with classical.
More about Preetham:
He is an executive leader in AI with 25+ years in hi-tech, research and startups. His expertise involves areas of Computational Creativity, Musical Acoustics, Computational Linguistics, Reinforcement Learning, Complex Dynamical Systems and Game theoretical models. At Kena, Preetham is building a Music Neural Graph through Artificial Intelligence with applications in Musicology, Compositions and Learning. He is also an avid guitar player and composes songs at leisure.
In the past 25 years, he has built large-scale machine intelligence platforms for evidence-driven decision-making in Ed-tech, Ad-tech, commerce exchanges, retail demand chain solutions, and cloud-based analytics domains.