Dr. Kavitha Velusamy
Senior Director of Computer Vision - Bossa Nova Robotics
Dr. Kavitha Velusamy is Senior Director of Computer Vision at Bossa Nova Robotics, where she heads its computer vision and AI developments. She has 15+ years of experience building and shipping products including Amazon Echo and Cisco Telepresence. Prior to joining Bossa Nova, she held leadership positions at Amazon and Nvidia. At Nvidia, she led a team developing computer vision software for driverless cars. She spent 4.5 years at Amazon where she played a key role in building and shipping Amazon Echo; in addition to leading the audio processing team that worked on Echo, she led a computer vision team that worked on Amazon's stealth projects. Earlier in her career, she worked for Motorola as well as a start up (SignalWorks) that was acquired by Cisco. Dr. Velusamy holds a PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. She has 14 approved patents, with many more pending.