Hemant Palivela is Head of AI and Machine Learning at eClerx Services LTD. He has been awarded the prestigious 40 under 40 Data Scientists by Analytical India Magazine 2021. After spending nearly seven years working with renowned organizations like NMIMS and Aureus Analytics, he shifted to Centre of Excellence, Digital Analytics Division of eClerx where he works on Campaign Analytics, Speech Processing, Natural Language Understanding/Generation and Recommendation Systems. His principal areas of interest with reference to the theoretical frame include, Machine learning optimization, linear algebra, probability theory, and practical frame include, drug discovery, insurance analytics, and recommendation systems. He has published around 35 plus research papers in International Conference and Journals. He has a Bachelors, Masters and PhD in Computer Engineering.