Tanmay Bakshi

Tanmay Bakshi

Darwin Ecosystem and IBM Watson
Algorithmist

Tanmay Bakshi, 13, is a Software & AI/Cognitive developer, Author, Algorithm-ist, Keynote and TEDx Speaker, IBM Champion for Cloud, Honorary IBM Cloud Advisor and also the host of the IBM Facebook Live Series called Watson Made Simple with Tanmay. He has published several iOS apps; his very first app tTables at the age of 9. He then demonstrated his first Watson powered Cognitive NLQA algorithm AskTanmay at the age of 12, at the IBM InterConnect 2016 Conference in Las Vegas. He is on a mission to reach out to and help at least 100,000 aspiring beginners learn how to code, by sharing his knowledge through his YouTube channel Tanmay Teaches, through his books, one on one and through keynotes, workshops, and seminars. Moreover, most of his projects, including AskTanmay and The Cognitive Story, are open source. Through the project called The Cognitive Story, he is working on deciphering brain wave data through AI and Neural Networks to provide ability to communicate to those who can’t communicate naturally. He continues to contribute to the society through his AI projects in the fields of Education, Business, Entertainment, Banking, Security, and mainly Healthcare and Special Needs.