Uday Akkaraju is the CEO of BOND.AI, an award-winning, human-centered artificial intelligence platform for banks. BOND.AI’s Empathy Engine creates unique personas for every consumer or a small business of your bank — personas that connect their behaviors, strengths, potential and needs to holistically understand them and create multiple paths to boost their financial lives. Bond.AI’s latest development is a “financial health AI module” for financial institutions.
Akkaraju’s background is in interaction design and cognitive science, and he focuses on making machine intelligence empathetic. Akkaraju also cocreated the world’s first Empathy EngineTM for finance, and he has been recognized as an “International Innovator” by the New York City Economic Development Corporation.
Prior to BOND.AI, Akkaraju founded and successfully ran an AI-research lab that helped early-stage companies design products and take them to market. He regularly speaks at international AI and fintech conferences such as the Mobile World Congress, Paris Fintech Forum, Money 2020, IBM Tech Talks, Signal, Finovate, Voice and more.