About Us

E42 is the world’s leading Natural Language Processing- based AI platform driving enterprise cognition across processes. The platform can be used to create multifunctional cognitive agents that automates complex people- and process-centric functions towards time, energy, resource, and cost optimisation.


E42 provides end-to-end automation to enterprise ranging from Fortune 500 companies to SMES and startups across sectors: from automobile majors and pharmaceutical giants, to BFSI, telecom and new-age unicorns. By maximising efficiencies and scalability while minimizing complexities and costs, E42 is disrupting the enterprise automation space to deliver seamless user-experience.

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What sets E42 apart?

High impact simple solutions to complex problems driven by simple, easy-to-deploy and scalable technology.

 

E42 -a Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering from Light Information Systems, is a pioneer in Natural Language Processing AI with over 150 human-years of R&D experience. E42 equips enterprises with cognitive capabilities to streamline conversations and processes.

OUR

VISION

To achieve global leadership in the transformation of workplaces and workforce across industries through Natural Language Processing-based AI

Core Team

E42 CEO - Animesh Samuel

Animesh Samuel

Co-founder and C.E.O.

 

With 23 years of experience in Technology Product & Marketing, Animesh is driven by a passion for solving enterprise problems with Artificial Intelligence (AI). As the co-founder and CEO of E42, his impactful leadership has helped the organization earn global recognition. An avid reader, swimmer and humanist, Animesh also serves on the board of Adventures Beyond Barriers Foundation (ABBF) a non-profit that promotes inclusivity through adventure and sports initiatives for Persons with Disability (PwD).

Sanjeev Menon

Co-founder and Head of Tech & Product
 

Sanjeev brings 25 years of passion-driven R&D experience in – Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Big Data Analytics, Telecommunication & VoIP, Augmented Reality, Ecommerce Solutions and Predictive Algorithms.


As the co-founder and Head of Tech & Product at E42, Sanjeev focuses on building and mentoring teams that strive for innovation and excellence.

E42 Chief Advisor - Srikanth Tanikella

Srikanth Tanikella

Director
 

Srikant brings with him strong exposure to international solution sales, operations management. Srikant is currently responsible for Technology-led Solutions and Services for the Indian Mutual Fund Sector. Srikant also has unique experience across the outsourcing lifecycle for Knowledge Services (KPO) as well as Transactional Enterprise Services (BPO).

As the Director at E42, Srikant brings to the table expertise in consultative selling, operations management, and talent management.

E42 VP - Sudhir Menon

Sudhir Menon G

Senior Vice President – Head Academy and Solution
 

 

Sudhir Menon is Professional with more than 23 years of experience across education consulting, solutions, and product management. His passion lies in Learning, Competency, Academy and CoE development for customers and partners worldwide. Sudhir is an active blogger and has also co-authored two books on architecture blueprints middleware and is a frequent speaker at events such as IOT Day, Developer Days, Cloud Architecture, Big Data Forums and has 27 certifications across OEMs such as AWS, Oracle, Microsoft, GCP.

 

He is currently researching Artificial Intelligence and IoT and building and driving Cloud Solutions enablement and competency. He has worked in the past with Microsoft and Wipro at senior roles and in the last role worked at Oracle University as Head of Competency on cloud and emerging technology solutions. His Current role in E42 academy is to build the learning CoE for the E42 Platform for partners and customers, drive product adoption globally on various functions and industry and building Experience Center for customers.

E42 VP Sales - Kush Vashishth

Kush Vashishth

Chief Growth Officer
 

With over 18 years in the IT industry, global business leader Kush Vashishth brings a wealth of experience offering customers guidance in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Process Automation strategies. Before joining Light, Kush was the Sales Leader with organisations such as Data Resolve, Perpetuuiti Technosoft, Idea Device, Sanovi etc, guiding Enterprise clients and Channels globally to make informed choices when it comes to AI, ML and Process Automation.

At Light, Kush is responsible for company’s growth, global sales and strategic initiatives.

E42 R&D head - Wasim Karani

Wasim Karani

Head of R&D
 

 

Wasim has been connected with E42 since inception with 12+ yrs of total work experience. You could reach him for help in A.I, NLP, ML related problems. He builds and executes research and development strategies / projects to deliver business results. He constantly enhances productivity, product quality, and cost effectiveness.

E42 Head Operation - Vikrant Karande

Vikrant Karande

Head of Operations
 

 

Vikrant is experienced in AI, NLP industry. He has an infectious enthusiasm for leading and managing teams and incomparable fecundity of strong programing ideas.
He is closely involved in the core product development of the e42 platform and working closely solving complex business problems. Prior to this role, Vikrant managed to deliver solutions to different customers like retail, banking, operations, etc.

E42 Data Scientist - Swanand Khaladkar

Swanand Khaladkar

Senior Data Scientist
 

 

Swanand has 7+ years of experience in AINLP research. He has profound interest in research methodologies in NLP with latest technologies and models to enhance language processing capabilities of machine human interactions.

Work @E42

Life at Light® is always about questions. We love to ask because we seek answers. Sharing key takeaways on a day-to-day basis is encouraged as part of the process of continuous learning and growth that we believe is essential to building something great.

 

We are always on the lookout for passionate individuals with an appetite for excellence that can be achieved through cutting-edge innovation.