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Using artificial intelligence and computer vision, Netradyne aims to make driving a safer experience

RA Chandroo

It takes both passion and gumption to get off a winning horse and start afresh. And Avneesh Agrawal exhibited both in 2015, when he moved on from his role at Qualcomm as president (India and South Asia). His decision was largely influenced by three technology trends, which he believed were set to take off in a big way — computing power on the device side was increasing at a dramatic pace, bandwidth was coming in by the gigabyte and artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning were making a lot of progress.