Board of Directors
Leadership that drives innovation and growth – meet our distinguished Board of Directors comprising of accomplished individuals with diverse backgrounds and extensive experience in business and technology.
Job Philip is the CEO and co-founder of Assert AI. He spent 14 years working on investment strategy in the financial sector, including positions at ICICI Venture, Kotak Mahindra and Yes Bank. Job left investing in 2019 to explore his passion for AI-human collaboration and has loved everyday since. Philip’s leadership as CEO has been auxiliary in driving the growth and success of Assert AI, with his expertise in machine learning and data science, and his strategic vision for the company.
Job has an MBA from IIM Lucknow and a BTech from IIT Bombay. He is a racket sports freak. When he is not working, he is mostly on a tennis court.
Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer
Nitin Jain is a serial entrepreneur with a passion to create value for the entire startup ecosystem. He is scaling Assert AI with a vision to become the largest player in the Computer Vision domain. An IIT Bombay alumnus, he is ex-Head – Western India Operations, OYO Rooms, was also the Founder-CEO of Machadalo, which was covered by NDTV Unicorn, ET Now, Times Now, VC Circle and YourStory. Nitin’s extensive experience and his leadership skills have brought valuable insights and expertise to Assert AI.
As an interesting fact, Nitin Jain has a huge talent for singing, and his melodious voice is well known among his colleagues and friends.
Business Head- North America
Shalabh, an experienced data and AI enthusiast, has over a decade of experience in the industry, he has established himself as a subject matter expert in artificial intelligence and machine learning. Shalabh’s expertise, business acumen and leadership skills have been instrumental in Assert AI’s success. His degree in Engineering from NIT, Durgapur, and a PG Diploma in Management from IIM, Lucknow provided him with a strong foundation in both technology and business.
Apart from his professional achievements, Shalabh is an avid trekker and adventure sports enthusiast. Shalabh has completed several high-altitude treks around the world.
Prashant Purker is a well-known figure in the Indian private equity industry, with over 3 decades of industry experience. As the former MD & CEO of ICICI Venture, he played a key role in shaping the firm’s growth and success. His expertise has been recognized through numerous industry awards and accolades. Prashant’s knowledge and insights are invaluable to Assert AI as it continues to innovate and transform businesses through AI-based solutions.
Prashant is a graduate of IIT Kanpur and a rank holder from IIM Ahmedabad. He has served as Director on the boards of more than 25 Indian and overseas companies.