Niraj Swami is an avid technologist & innovator with deep interests in Artificial Intelligence, applied knowledge graphs, cognitive technologies and behavioral economics. Niraj has led Applied AI and innovation initiatives for the learning, business productivity and healthcare spaces. He is passionate about bridging the AI-Human gap – a focus that has led him to advise and speak at various non-profit and government initiatives, including a two-time nomination to the US Presidential Innovation Fellowship, a Global “AI for Good” recognition at the UN Summit & leading Applied AI for The Nature Conservancy. Niraj holds an Honors MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Summa Cum Laude Software Engineering degree from Marquette University. He’s currently the CEO of SCAD AI and SCAD Ventures. When not tinkering with ideas, Niraj enjoys writing music and traveling.