Who we are

CogniCor Technologies is an AI based company delivering solutions that eases how people interact with technology. Our CIRA is an NLP based platform which enable people to chat and get a lot of things done. With offices in Spain, India and USA, CogniCor was born out of our CEO, Dr. Sindhu Joseph’s PhD Thesis on Artificial Intelligence. Whether it is negotiating a new bank loan, renewing your auto insurance or simply buying a travel ticket, the ability to have expert assistance is great help. This is what CogniCor does, by enabling companies to respond to their customers’ questions instantly. A personalised cognitive customer assistant that can understand their needs and respond with information relevant to the customer, would translate into huge savings in operating expenses and efficiency for the business.


Sindhu Joseph (CEO)
Sindhu Joseph

Sindhu is the visionary behind the technologies CogniCor provides. She has a Ph.D in Artificial Intelligence from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. She is also inventor of 6 US Patents in AI. Her Ph.D thesis in conflict resolution in multi-agent systems inspired her to apply the technology in commercial settings.

Rosh Cherian
Rosh Cherian

Rosh leads the technology development at CogniCor. An experienced software engineer, Rosh has over 15 years of experience in developing commercial software products for large enterprises in Europe and India. Prior to co-founding CogniCor, Rosh had worked in software architecting, development and deployment roles with Telefonica, HP, Agilent and Honeywell.

Jyothis KS

As COO, Jyothis is responsible for scaling and transforming CogniCor into a global name for Intelligence Automated. Jyothis oversees ongoing business operations and procedures within CogniCor. Before joining CogniCor, Jyothis was working with Infosys and Cognizant in various roles. Apart from being the first employee CogniCor recruited, He is the go-to person of the organization.

Advisory Board

Vyomesh Joshi
Vyomesh Joshi

Vyomesh Joshi, also known as VJ who is the former Executive Vice President of Imaging and Printing group of Hewlett Packard, joins CogniCor advisory board. Mr. Joshi was responsible for all worldwide printing, scanning and digital camera platforms at HP. VJ is a silicon valley veteran, who has led successful digital transformation from the very early days of Silicon Valley.

His deep insights into complex challenges of some of the world’s largest enterprises and strong grasp of innovative technology translates into very strong strategic advice for CogniCor, especially at a time when CogniCor is expanding in the US Market. VJ will be advising the leadership on sales, strategy and growth in the US.

Prof. Dr. Ramon Lopez
Prof. Dr. Ramon Lopez

Director of the IIIA (Artificial Intelligence Research Institute) of the CSIC (Spanish National Research Council). Recipient of the 2011 AAAI Robert S. Engelmore Award for “extensive international leadership and service for the Artificial Intelligence community", Dr. Mantaras is considered a world authority in artificial intelligence (AI) research. He is also instrumental in spinning off several successful startups from IIIA, including CogniCor.

Gonzalo Begazo
Gonzalo Begazo

Executive Vice President - Finance & Administration at Ajegroup, Ex-Finance Director, Google Inc. , Ex-Finance Director, Microsoft. Gonzalo was nominated by World Economic Forum as one of the few Young World Leaders in 2014. Gonzalo advises on finance and strategy and also has been an early investor in CogniCor.

Luigi Riboldi
Luigi Riboldi

Ex-senior manager, SAP, founder of LogoScript (acquired by Pactera NASDAQ: PACT) A highly successful entrepreneur with the proven ability to consistently combine the right idea with the right people at the right time to deliver major business benefits, Luigi provides strategic advice for CogniCor with his previous experiences as a Business Developer, Entrepreneur, Technology Lover and Corporate leader. Mr. Riboldi is also early investor in CogniCor.

Krishnendu Sen
Krishnendu Sen

Director, CEO (Mentoring & Coaching) D2E Consulting Pvt Ltd. “KRISH”, has about 28 years of experience in Sales, Business Development and Products Management and Partnership Management in the IT and Telecom industries. Krish advises CogniCor on Marketing and breaking into new accounts in Asian market.


The journey so far has been a learning curve. And we believe that Recognition is the greatest motivator. Our product and innovation was awarded and recognized by various esteemed organizations.

People TV Innotech Award
People TV Innotech Award Best IT startup 2016
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I.T Innovation Award-MSME”​ Express IT awards 2015 by the Financial Express​
NASSCOM Emerge 50 Awards(CogniCor)
NASSCOM Emerge 50 Awards 2015
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TiECon TOP 50
Cognicor Milestone
2014 Europe's hottest startups 2014​ in​ Barcelona​ by W.I.R.E.D Magazine​
receiving NASSCOM KMA award
NASSCOM KMA award for Emerging IT Startup of the year
receiving Best Early Stage Company Award from American Venture
Best Early Stage Company Award from American Venture Capital Conference
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The Most Innovative Web Startup in Europe award from The European Commission
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Spin off from the Artificial Intelligence Research Institute, Spain
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The project led by Cognicor titled "Info_COR: service module to implement the balance between business and consumer automatic resolution of consumer complaints has been funded by the MINECO (The Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness) within CHALLENGES OF COLLABORATION, call 2014 program. (Number:RTC-2014-2666-7) ​