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Artificial Intelligence Breaks Barriers Where Policymakers May Go Wrong

The COVID-19 outbreak has highlighted the importance of working on public health and technology together in order to fight the crisis. Countries across the world are opting for different measures where several technologies are at play to tap the positive COVID-19 cases to stop the further spread of the virus.

In an interview with Sputnik, Anindya Datta, the CEO and chairman of Mobilewalla, reflects on the importance of the use of artificial intelligence technologies to deal with the present-day crisis, especially in highly densely populated regions like South Asia.

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Anindya Datta is a leading technologist and innovator with core contributions in best-in-class large-scale data management solutions, artificial intelligence and internet technologies. As Founder, CEO and Chairman of Mobilewalla, Anindya has combined the industry’s most robust data set with deep artificial intelligence and data science expertise to help enterprises better understand, model and predict consumer behavior. Prior to Mobilewalla, Anindya founded Chutney Technologies which was acquired by Cisco Systems in 2005. He has been on the faculties of major research universities and institutes in the United States and abroad, including the Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Arizona, National University of Singapore, and Bell Laboratories. Anindya obtained his undergraduate degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, and his MS and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Maryland, College Park, he resides in Atlanta.

Sputnik is a modern news agency whose products include newsfeeds, websites, social networks, mobile apps, radio broadcasts and multimedia press centers. Sputnik HQ is located in Moscow. Regional offices are located in key regions and countries around the world, including the United States (Washington, DC), China (Beijing), France (Paris), Germany (Berlin), Egypt (Cairo) and the UK (London and Edinburgh). 
Sputnik newswire services work around the clock in English, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese and Farsi. The agency covers global political and economic news targeting an international audience.

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Anindya Datta, Ph.D.

Anindya Datta, the CEO and Chairman of Mobilewalla, is widely regarded as a front-running technologist, leader and innovator, with core contributions to the state of the art in large-scale data management and Internet technologies. Mobilewalla has pioneered audience measurement in mobile apps by applying ground-breaking data science techniques on the industry’s largest volumetric database of mobile app data. Prior to Mobilewalla, Anindya founded and ran Chutney Technologies, where he was backed by Kleiner Perkins and evolved into one of the earliest entrants in the application virtualization area. The company was acquired by Cisco Systems in 2005. Anindya has also been on the faculties of major research universities and institutes in the United States and abroad, including the Georgia Institute of Technology, the University of Arizona, the National University of Singapore and Bell Laboratories. Anindya obtained his undergraduate degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, and his MS and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Maryland, College Park.