QuEST Global, a global product engineering and lifecycle services company, today announced that Sindhu Ramachandran, General Manager with the company, has been recognised as ‘Woman Role Model in ER&D’ in the ESP segment at the NASSCOM Engineering & Innovation Excellence Awards, 2021. The award recognises women in positions of technical leaders who serve as a role model for their organisation and the entire ER&D ecosystem.
Speaking on the development, Sindhu Ramachandran, said, “I am delighted to be recognised as a Woman Role Model in ER&D by NASSCOM. Apart from recognising my effort, this award is an endorsement of the best-in-class services we provide to global clients from India as a team. This award reflects NASSCOM’s commitment towards increasing opportunities for women in Engineering and will inspire women to join the sector. I would also like to thank QuEST for giving me opportunities to create impact for customers globally.”
Sindhu completed her B.Tech. in Computer Science & Engineering from College of Engineering, Trivandrum, and M.Tech. from University of Kerala and joined QuEST Global in 2008. She was interested to work in medical image processing, which motivated her to join QuEST Global. She has been working on projects involving the implementation of image processing algorithms and their optimisation, medical imaging, and other such areas.
Her experience in image processing and computer vision made her transition to the execution of AI projects easier and faster. As the relevance of AI increased, Sindhu successfully was able to marry industrial technologies with AI to add pertinent value to the various customers across industries. She conceptualised and positioned AI technologies as a strategic differentiator with the potential to scale across industries.
Currently, she leads the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Center of Excellence at QuEST Global. Sindhu makes QuEST an AI-aware organisation internally by conceptualising the competency framework for AI-related technologies and identifying the skills, competencies, and levels of expertise to be mapped to organisational roles.
The first edition of NASSCOM Engineering & Innovation Excellence Awards in 2021 recognised and felicitated the stellar performances of the Indian ER&D industry. These awards included key themes such as Futuristic Innovation, Inspirational Leadership, and Technical Prowess to showcase breakthrough solutions, honour disruptive leaders and recognise technical capabilities among Indian enterprises, respectively.