Prognica, an emerging AI powered health-tech startup, today announced that Shailesh Jannu will be joining the company as a technical advisor. In this role, Shailesh will further Prognica’s machine learning advancements in improving clinical outcomes and accelerate the discovery of breakthrough advancements in the fight against cancer through his expertise in deep learning.

Prognica analyses medical images and generates information and data to help predict and diagnose cancer using artificial intelligence and deep learning. Our goal is to develop intelligent, scalable and affordable disease screening solutions which can empower medical experts and facilitate quality healthcare delivery to the masses. Our initial focus is on the solutions for the screening tests so that we can positively impact a larger population.

According to Shailesh, “The number and size of medical images and databases are increasing rapidly but most of these data are not analyzed for finding the valuable and hidden knowledge. Advanced data mining techniques can be used to discover hidden patterns and relationships. Models developed from these techniques are useful for medical practitioners to make right decisions and to develop predictive models for breast cancer recurrence in patients.

Shailesh is an engineer, innovator & technologist. He has diverse background in enterprise software, big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence. Currently he is a Senior Director & Architect for SAP Leonardo Connected Goods IoT applications. He is responsible for machine learning & deep learning platform for IoT Sensor data. Shailesh holds BS in Computer Engineering from Walchand Institute of Technology. He has 2 US patents and 5 pending.