Zunaid Kazi, PhD

Dr. Zunaid Kazi

Dr. Zunaid Kazi is a technologist with over 30 years of leadership experience in research, development, and management. His expertise lies in taking products to market and developing data- and text-analytics solutions. Currently, he is the Co-Founder and CTO at Infolytx, a software development company that specializes in artificial intelligence solutions. Infolytx specializes in machine learning, computer vision, natural language processing, and generative AI to help businesses run better, faster, and smarter. Dr. Kazi is also the Founder Principal at Knowtomation, a consulting company that helps businesses turn unstructured data into actionable and predictive intelligence through natural language processing, text analytics, and machine learning.

Prior to his current roles, Dr. Kazi served as the VP of Research and Development at Parity Computing, an AI company focusing on analytics challenges in science, technology, and medicine (STM). At Parity, Dr. Kazi pioneered patented technology for normalizing disparate data sources to automatically create profiles of people and organizations as seen in the ACM Digitial Library, IEEE XPlore and Reed-Elsevier's SciVerse SCOPUS.

Dr. Kazi has also served as the Director of Technology Strategy and Product Management at Liaison Technology, a content integration solutions company. During his time at Liaison, he directed product management for the entire Liaison product suite and implemented major product enhancements using advanced NLP and IR techniques.

Before joining Parity and Liaison, Dr. Kazi worked as a Research Staff Member at the Thomas J. Watson Research Center at IBM, where he played a major role in the development of IBM's text-analytic frameworks and applications.

Dr. Kazi has also spent time in academia, teaching Computer Science at the University of Delaware, Villanova University, and the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. He holds an MS and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Delaware and a BS in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He has authored numerous technical publications and patents.

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