Arun Shroff is a serial tech entrepreneur, CEO / CTO, advisor, mentor, invited expert and speaker on AI and technology. He has founded and grown multiple technology companies in both USA and India.
Currently, Arun is founder of Xtend.AI. with the mission is to leverage and extend AI it to help solve global health challenges. Xtend.AI’s first project is to use AI for early detection of diabetic retinopathy, the leading cause of preventable blindness globally, and prevent vision loss for millions. The solution was presented at the AI for Good Global Summit in Geneva as well as the WHO AI for Health Workshop and was well received. It has been accepted as one of the first eight use cases by the WHO for study and benchmarking. Visit Xtend.ai to learn more.
Arun is also co-founder and CTO of Medindia.net, a leading digital health publisher and application provider, that is visited by several million visitors each month, and whose mission is to empower everyone with the information and tools for better health. Medindia uses digital technology and AI for personalizing health information.
Arun has been an invited speaker and expert on digital technology and Artificial Intelligence at conferences globally including at the UN, WHO, Wilton Park. Apollo Hospitals, NATA and others.
Most recently, Arun was an invited speaker and expert at the second AI for Good Summit, organized in May 2018 by UN’s ITU and XPrize, in Geneva.
He was also an invited expert at the ITU/WHO AI for Health Focus Group and Workshop, held in Clumbo
He was an invited expert at the Artificial intelligence and Global Health Summit organized by Wilton Park, UK, an executive agency of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Arun is also Director of Technology & Innovation at STAR Associates, USA, providing strategic and advisory services to early stage technology companies in Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Blockchain, Cybersecurity, biomedical, health and telemedicine. In addition, Arun is also founder of FrontPoint Systems, Inc. a web solutions provider.
He also advises and volunteers with many non-profits, including MOHAN USA where is a founding trustee, and MOHAN Foundation where he is a Technology Advisor – both organisations promote ethical organ donation. He also volunteers his expertise to help IIMPACT, a non-profit dedicated to providing free elementary education for girls in the poorest parts of India.
Arun has a B.Tech from IIT Madras, an MBA from IIM, Ahmedabad, and M.S. in Computer Science from Penn State University. He is a life-long learner and recently completed several courses in in AI, including Machine Learning from Stanford and a six course specialization in Deep Learning from Coursera.