Female Founded
Diversity & Inclusion

Influencing beyond Artificial Intelligence.


Visionary Female Leadership 

CEO Dr. Sindhu Joseph is a Ph.D. in AI, and a finalist for Google’s Anita Borg Women in Technology Award and also an inventor of 6 US Patents in AI. 


AI & Wealth Management Expertise

Cognicor team has a unique mix of AI and Wealth Management expertise offering a unique value proposition for customers as a leader in this domain.

Promoting Diversity & Inclusion

We believe in creating workplaces that accommodate diversities, be it gender, racial or cultural.  Global workforce spread across three continents with a gender ratio of 4:3

Leadership Team

"Our Vision: To give every business a cognitive interface to engage and delight their customers."

Dr. Sindhu Joseph, Ph.D.

Co-Founder & CEO

Sindhu is co-founder and CEO of CogniCor, the Digital Assistant platform based on knowledge graphs used by leading financial services businesses for transforming customer engagement. She is based in Palo Alto, California and drives CogniCor’s vision to provide a thinking, talking face to every business. She holds a Ph.D in AI and is inventor of 6 US patents and is the author of several leading journal publications in AI. 

CogniCor, created out of her Ph.D, which combines traditional inductive AI with advanced deductive AI and reasoning to offer a unique digital assistant platform built for business teams in the financial services industry.


She heads a global team of engineers and researchers, and loves trekking, reading and exploring the innate elegance of natural intelligence in her free time.

Rosh Cherian

CTO & Co-founder 


Rosh heads CogniCor's engineering and technology divisions developing the heart of CogniCor–it's AI and the CIRA platform.


With over 17 years' experience in systems programming and architecture, he works with CogniCor's clients and partners in bringing innovative systems from lab/PoC to launch. 


He holds a master’s degree in technology from the Manipal Institute of Technology  and a bachelor’s degree from Cochin University of Science and Technology.

"Innovation can be an enabler to improve quality of life and an equalizer to provide opportunities for everyone."

"With respect to AI, the customer is at the center of all successful


Rajesh Sharma

Head of Customer Experience

Rajesh Sharma is an accomplished technology and business leader with demonstrated experience in implementing transformational change in IT organizations and addressing strategic business opportunities. He exhibits excellent leadership skills in developing cohesive high performing teams in leading the charge on cultural transformation across organizations.

Rajesh has worked with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse, and CitiGroup, and holds a certificate in Financial Risk Management from New York University.

Team Diversity

A diverse team driven by passion to innovate


Cognicor pushes the possibilities of Cognitive AI and Digital Assistants for one reason; we attract the best and brightest minds from 3 continents; North America, Europe and Asia.


CIRA is supported by 75 employees globally; financial experts, marketing strategists and technologists of these, 25 of whom are AI engineers who focus on “next generation” Digital Assistants. We are proud of our talent’s diversity–6 rationalities of which are 40% female.

"The diversity of our global team has been key to our success–we attract the best and brightest minds.'


Stephen Langlois

Strategic Advisor


Stephen is a financial industry veteran, President of Kestra Financial, past Chief Revenue Officer, and Head of Business Development of Fidelity-backed financial planning software company eMoney.


Atul Kamra

Strategic Advisor


Atul has 25 years of experience in Financial Services. Most recently, he was Head of Advice for Wells Fargo Advisors, where he oversaw investments and advice quality.


In previous roles, he was President of Wells’ clearing business, First Clearing, and Partner with Booz&Co.

Prof. Ramon Lopez

de Mantaras

AI Advisor 

Director of Institute of Artificial Intelligence (IIIA-CSIC), Spain


Recipient of the 2011 AAAI Robert S. Engelmore Award "For pioneering research contributions in a breadth of Artificial Intelligence areas, especially pattern recognition and case-based reasoning, leading to novel applications in design, diagnosis, and music, and for extensive international leadership and service for the AI community"