Bengaluru: QuEST Global, a global product engineering and lifecycle services company, today announced that Sindhu Ramachandran, General Manager with the company, has been recognized as ‘Woman Role Model in ER&D’ in the ESP segment at the NASSCOM Engineering & Innovation Excellence Awards, 2021. The award recognizes women in positions of technical leadership who serve as a role-model for their organization and the entire ER&D ecosystem.
Sindhu completed her B.Tech. in Computer Science & Engineering from College of Engineering, Trivandrum, and M.Tech. from University of Kerala and joined QuEST Global in 2008. She was interested to work in medical image processing, which motivated her to join QuEST Global. She has been working on projects involving the implementation of image processing algorithms and their optimization, medical imaging, and other such areas. Her experience in image processing and computer vision made her transition to the execution of AI projects easier and faster. As the relevance of AI increased, Sindhu successfully was able to marry industrial technologies with AI to add pertinent value to the various customers across industries. She conceptualized and positioned AI technologies as a strategic differentiator with the potential to scale across industries.
Currently, she leads the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Center of Excellence at QuEST Global. Sindhu makes QuEST an AI-aware organization internally by conceptualizing the competency framework for AI-related technologies and identifying the skills, competencies, and levels of expertise to be mapped to organizational roles.
The first edition of NASSCOM Engineering & Innovation Excellence Awards in 2021 recognized and felicitated the stellar performances of the Indian ER&D industry. These awards included key themes such as Futuristic Innovation, Inspirational Leadership, and Technical Prowess to showcase breakthrough solutions, honor disruptive leaders and recognize technical capabilities among Indian enterprises, respectively.