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Dr. Kannan Govindarajan

DxContinuum Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer Kannan’s 15+ year career in software and services has spanned multiple functions and businesses. In the first 10 years of his career in R&D, he shipped products for Oracle and HP focused on Java and web services middleware technologies. He was one of the architects of the team that created one of the earliest web services implementations, and represented HP in standards bodies such as UDDI. He co-founded a new research program in HP Labs for creating technology for automating business processes for services businesses. Subsequently, he was Chief Technologist of HP’s IT Outsourcing services and implemented some of the ideas from his research. Kannan has multiple patents and publications in peer-reviewed conferences and journals in a variety of areas. Kannan has spent the last 6+ years in Product Management/marketing/strategy roles where he managed the Application Operations Service Line in HP Outsourcing Services, and ran product marketing for HP’s data warehousing product. Most recently, as Director Strategy, he drove thought leadership for HP through the mega-trends project, and led business planning for Cloud applications and infrastructure services including the go-to-market model for cloud offerings in HP Enterprise services. Kannan has a Bachelors in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, a PhD in Computer Science from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and a Masters in Management from MIT Sloan School of Management.
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Recent Posts

Nominal or Numeric -- That is the Question

October 26, 2016
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Dr. Kannan Govindarajan
To be, or not to be, that is the question: Whether 'tis Nobler in the mind to suffer The Slings and Arrows of outrageous Fortune, Or to take Arms against a Sea of troubles, And by opposing......

Can the Taylor series improve performance of machine learning algorithms?

August 03, 2016
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Dr. Kannan Govindarajan

At DxContinuum, machine learning is an important component of our approach to delivering accurate predictions for sales and marketing teams. This is also an exciting area of ongoing research in......

Your CRM Data is Better Than You Think

June 10, 2016
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Dr. Kannan Govindarajan

Recently, I was presenting to a senior executive at a large IT company. He stopped me at the beginning of my presentation with the following words: