Tanmay Bakshi: Prodigy and Coder
Tanmay Bakshi, 14, began coding at the age of five and is amongst the youngest cognitive and cloud computing developers, he builds applications engineered to augment human capabilities. He is a neural-network architect, author, algorithm-ist, keynote and TED speaker, IBM Champion for Cloud, Honorary IBM Cloud Advisor and also the host of an IBM Facebook Live Series called Watson Made Simple with Tanmay. His passion for learning and sharing through his YouTube channel, books, and other media has taught him how to best utilize and apply cognitive computing in fields ranging from banking and finance to healthcare and medicine to music and chatbots. Tanmay is currently working to achieve his goal of inspiring and training 100,000 kids and novice developers to help them create their own solutions. He is also developing a unique system for those with Rett Syndrome so they can “speak” through the detection and interpretation of EEG signals analyzed by cognitive systems.
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