Kumar Erramilli is ACTO’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Founder. Kumar is a University of Waterloo graduate with a BS in Computer Science, majoring in Software Engineering and minoring in Chemistry and Astrophysics. Before ACTO, in 2012, Kumar founded CompanyID, an NLP based auto-categorization algorithm, that was patent approved and sold in 2014. Shortly after, he co-founded PaperDoDo in 2014 and exited it successfully in 2015 to join ACTO.
Recently, Kumar won the Trailblazer of the Year 2017 award by ventureLAB and was selected as an EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2018 finalist. Prior to embarking on serial entrepreneurship, Kumar built his career in software development by working at companies such as IBM and Research In Motion (Blackberry). Additionally, he mentors startups at ACCEL Startup Accelerator at Centennial College. In his spare time, Kumar enjoys his family, his friends, and an everlasting love for cricket.
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