Press Releases / 18.07.2016

Uniphore’s Umesh Sachdev Recognised as the ‘Next Generation Leader’ by TIME

New Delhi, 21 June, 2016: Umesh Sachdev, CEO and Co-founder of Chennai based Speech analytics company, Uniphore Software Systems has been recognised among the ‘Next Generation Leaders’ by the prestigious TIME Magazine. The annual list selects 10 individuals who are doing impactful things in their respective fields from various faculties across the globe, and are effectively changing the world.Umesh Sachdev, 30, was selected for his work towards “Building a Phone That Can Understand Almost Any Language”. Uniphore’s Akeira, a virtual assistant allows consumers to ask questions in their language of choice, and get the desired answer. The responses are formulated basis a series of keywords to ensure seamless flow of accurate results to a query placed in multiple ways. Akeira today has become the gold standard in superior customer experience management. It provides support for more than 25 global languages and over 150 dialects.Commenting on the recognition, Umesh Sachdev said, “This is a proud moment and I feel humbled to have made to this prestigious list. This accolade is a testimony to the capability of speech solutions to change the way humans interact with machines. This moment, is a special one and I am filled with gratitude for all the people I work with, our partners and customers.”

Earlier this year, Umesh Sachdev was selected as an ‘Innovator under 35’ by Emtech India, by Mint and MIT Technology Review.

About Uniphore:
Uniphore Software Systems, is headquartered in IIT Madras Research Park, Chennai. Uniphore was incubated in IIT Chennai, India in 2008 and currently has offices in India, Philippines and U.A.E with 100 employees spread across all locations. Uniphore’s investors include Kris Gopalakrishnan, IDG Ventures India, India Angel Network, Yournest Fund, Stata Ventures. Uniphore has worked with over 70 enterprise customers and served over 4 million end users. Uniphore was recognized by Deloitte as a Technology Fast 500 company in Asia Pacific in 2014 and was also ranked as the 10th fastest growing technology company in India by Deloitte Fast 50 in 2015. Uniphore’s Co-Founder & CEO, Umesh Sachdev was recognized with India edition of MIT Technology Review’s ‘Innovators Under 35′ for the year 2016.