Chief Innovation Officer, Tech Mahindra
Nikhil Malhotra is the Chief Innovation Officer and creator of Maker’s Lab, a unique R&D space within Tech Mahindra with 21+ years of experience. Nikhil is also a World Economic Forum AI Fellow working on responsible AI and Quantum ethics. He is leading the growth of AI, machine learning, robotics, and quantum research within Tech Mahindra. Nikhil’s area of personal research has been how quantum computing and neuroscience have inspired the growth of AI and how the two fields can merge in the future. He consults various businesses and academic organizations on the innovative future. He has won numerous awards, including the 2020 and 2021 Innovation Congress awards for the most innovative leader in India category. He holds a master’s degree in Computing with a specialization in Distributed Computing from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne.