Adobe appoints Dr. Nanda Kambhatla to head its research team in India

With more than 5,500 employees contributing to over a third of the company’s overall Research and Development, India is a strategic market for Adobe

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Adobe announced the appointment of Dr. Nanda Kambhatla to head the Adobe Research team in India. Based out of Bengaluru, Dr. Kambhatla will lead Adobe’s research initiatives in the region, including artificial intelligence, natural language processing, machine learning, big-data analytics & insight, and content intelligence technologies. He will report to Dr. Shriram Revankar, vice president and fellow, Adobe Research.


Announcing the appointment, Dr. Revankar said: “We are delighted to have Dr. Kambhatla as part of our team. He brings decades of valuable research experience and a deep understanding across multiple areas of Adobe’s interest. Over the years, the Adobe Research team in Bengaluru has made a significant impact on Adobe’s industry-leading products and solutions, through world-class research. We have been attracting top talent in the industry and with Dr. Kambhatla’s appointment we further strengthen Adobe’s commitment to transforming digital experiences, through innovation.”

With more than 20 years of research experience, Dr. Kambhatla is renowned for his expertise in the areas of AI, natural language processing, machine learning, and related fields. Previously, he was the Vice President of Enterprise AI at Symphony AI, helping build their next-generation technology platform for applied AI and machine learning. Dr. Kambhatla has also worked at IBM Research in various capacities including as an IBM Distinguished Engineer and an IBM Master Inventor. At IBM, he has delivered machine learning, information extraction and conversational dialog technologies into IBM Watson and other products and solutions.

Dr. Kambhatla holds numerous US patents and publications in books, scientific journals, and conferences. He holds a BTech degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi and a PhD degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Oregon Graduate Institute of Science and Technology.