Sameer Maskey, PhD
Founder and CEO
Dr. Sameer Maskey is a computer scientist, educator, and entrepreneur. He currently serves as the Founder and CEO of Fusemachines Inc, an AI company that provides AI products and solutions for various industries. He also teaches AI to the next generation of researchers and leaders at Columbia University as an Adjunct Associate Professor. Prior to founding Fusemachines in 2013, Dr. Maskey led pioneering AI research in Natural Language and Speech processing at the IBM Watson Research Center.
Originating from Kathmandu, Nepal, his educational journey took him to Bates College in the USA, where he obtained degrees in Math and Physics culminating with PhD in Computer Science in AI/ML from Columbia University. A prolific researcher, Dr. Maskey has authored over 20 papers published in international conferences and journals, accompanied by 10+ pending/granted patents.
Dr. Maskey is deeply committed to democratizing AI not only by delivering AI Solutions but also by fostering AI education and AI job opportunities, making this transformative technology accessible to underserved communities globally.