Anand Rao

Global Artificial Intelligence Lead at PwC

Anand Rao is a partner in PwC’s Advisory Practice and is the global AI lead and the competency lead for the Analytics Practice in US. He leads the design and deployment of artificial intelligence and other advanced analytical techniques and decision support systems for clients, including natural language processing, text mining, social listening, speech and video analytics, machine learning, deep learning, intelligent agents, and simulation. Anand is responsible for research and commercial relationships with academic institutions and startups. Previously, Anand was the chief research scientist at the Australian Artificial Intelligence Institute; program director for the Center of Intelligent Decision Systems at the University of Melbourne, Australia; and a student fellow at IBM’s T. J. Watson Research Center.