Dr. Naushad UzZaman

CTO / Co-Founder

Naushad UzZaman, PhD, is the CTO and Co-Founder of Blackbird.AI. Naushad attended the University of Rochester, where he received his Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence). Prior to that received the Vice Chancellor’s Gold Medal during his undergraduate studies at BRAC University.

Naushad has an extensive academic and industrial background representing innovative accomplishments in the area of Artificial Intelligence. He authored more than thirty peer-reviewed scientific papers and worked in the research divisions of renowned companies such as Microsoft, Yahoo! Research, Nuance, and Bosch. Naushad’s key areas of focus are in Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Big Data Analysis, Data Mining, Natural Language Processing/Understanding, Social Media Text Analysis, Information Extraction, Temporal Information Processing, Dialog Assistant, and Medical NLP. Naushad participated in the first IBM Watson Hackathon in NYC and won first place.