Jayesh Govindarajan

VP of Data Science, Salesforce
Jayesh is the VP of Data Science at Salesforce and leads teams building conversational systems, question-answering agents, and other machine learning components designed to help enterprises better serve customers. He joined Salesforce through the acquisition of MinHash, a data science startup he founded to focus on solving problems in entity extraction, topic classification, and trend detection on an enterprise platform that brings together machine learning, search and large scale data processing. He is also the creator of AILA, an AI driven marketing assistant that detects fast growing topics across 1000s of media sources and helps marketers respond quickly to breakout trends.
Before founding MinHash Jayesh held engineering leadership positions at Oracle and more recently was the VP of Collaboration platforms at Avaya, where he led technology initiatives to develop predictive analytics products to better classify customer interactions and automate service agent workflows. He holds a masters in CS from WPI and has authored several patents and publications in the areas of search, complex event processing and P2P computing.

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Participating in Conversational Bot Discussion