Indian Institute of Information Technology, Lucknow
भारतीय सूचना प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान, लखनऊ
(An Institute of National Importance by the Act of Parliament)

Dr. Srinivas Padmanabhuni

Dr. Srinivas Padmanabhuni

Ph.D (University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada), M.Tech (IIT Bombay)


  • Ph.D ( University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada )
  • M.Tech. (Computer Science -IIT Bombay).
  • B.Tech (IIT Kanpur)

Career Summary

Dr. Srinivas Padmanabhuni was awarded the title of “Eminent Engineer” by the prestigious and renowned organization “Institution of Engineers” (IEI). The award was given 2 Dr. Srinivas Padmanabhuni in recognition of his experience and contributions to the profession of Computers at the 32nd Annual convention of IEI His vast experience in the computing field, including marquee area of Artificial Intelligence (AI), brings a unique blend of academic, research and industry orientation, a rare combination. Srinivas Padmanabhuni is a Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence. Srinivas Padmanabhuni co-founded a next generation AI enabled smart B2B startup in Agri Tech focused on farm to fork. He has been the past president of ACM India, the top professional organization of computing professionals. He is the chief Mentor for Tarah technologies an AI consulting and training company. He specializes in areas of software engineering, AI and Machine Learning. Earlier, he was a Principal Research Scientist and Associate Vice President at Infosys where he overlooked the university innovation ecosystem, alongside research and innovation group in Infosys Labs. He has won several other awards including the excellence award for Innovation at Infosys, Research excellence award at University of Alberta, and Merit award at IIT Kanpur, He is a Ph.D in AI from University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, specializing in AI. Prior to Ph.D. he secured his B.Tech from IIT Kanpur and M.Tech in CS from IIT Bombay. His interests: AI, Machine Learning, Software Engineering, Cybersecurity.

He has to his credit: Seven granted patents Multiple additional patents in process One published book by Wiley100+ refereed international publications400+ invited talks across eight countries15000 + students lectured on AI, and related topics 4 + startups

Career Summary

CityMandi Chief Technology Officer and Co-founder
February 2016 – Present (4 years 9 months)
Bengaluru Area, India

CityMandi is India’s first comprehensive AI enabled B2B wholesale online grocery business catering to restaurants, online kitchens and large corporate consumers alongside nurturing micro entrepreneurs and small retailers at bottom of pyramid. Sourcing via shift left in terms of procurement centres close to and direct from farmers. Proud to have proven nobel laureate Prof. Abhijit Banerjee et al’s theories via social experiments on ground.

Marax AI, Inc.
AI Advisor
February 2016 – Present (4 years 9 months)
Bengaluru Area, India

Tarah Technologies
Chief Mentor
October 2015 – Present (5 years 1 month)


Tarah technologies Tarah.AI is an award winning consulting and competency development firm in area of AI and Machine Learning.

ACM India
Member of Council as Ex-President
July 2016 – June 2018 (2 years)

Lead expansion of ACM In India

July 2014 – June 2016 (2 years)

Infosys Labs
Principal Research Scientist and Associate Vice President
April 2002 – October 2015 (13 years 7 months)

Manage research and innovation for software engineering at Infosys Labs a position held till Oct. 2015

ACM India
Vice President
July 2012 – June 2014 (2 years)

ACM Bangalore Chapter
August 2008 – May 2013 (4 years 10 months)

Manage the association of computing machinery Bangalore chapter as aprt of acm india

ACM India Council
Founding Member
2010 – 2011 (1 year)
founded acm india

Firewhite Inc
February 2000 – April 2002 (2 years 3 months)

Architected Firewhite products for enterprise mobility

1997 – 1999 (2 years)

content architect for

CMC Ltd.
Software Engineer
1990 – 1991 (1 year)
developed compilers

Top Skills

Artificial Intelligence

Web Services



Data Science Diaries – Dr Srinivas Padmanabhuni

Why Algorithms are everyone future

Distributed Systems Security:Issues, Processes and Solutions

CityMandi scales to next level

Identifying Software Process Management Challenges: Survey of Practitioners in a Large Global IT Company


System and method for dynamic creation and customization of auser interface in a web service environment

Efficient XML joins

Method and system to measure prevent ability of failures of an application

Method and system for assessing and remedying accessibility of websites


Department of Information Technology,
Indian Institute of Information Technology,
Lucknow, India.
[email protected]

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