Ruth Yakubu is a Sr. Cloud Advocate at Microsoft; and also a tech startup founder. Ruth specializes in Java, Cloud, Advanced Analytics, Data Platforms and Artificial Intelligence (AI). In addition she's been a tech speaker at several conferences like Microsoft Ignite, O'reilly velocity, Devoxx UK, Grace Hopper Dublin, TechSummit, Websummit, DeveloperWeek, JavaWithBest, DevNexus and several developer conferences. Prior to Microsoft, She has also worked for great companies like UNISYS, ACCENTURE and DIRECTV over the years where she gained a lot of experience with software architectural design and programming.
Welcome to the Season 2 of the Tech Exceptions series where we will be having conversations with exceptional startup leaders to learn how they are disrupting the AI space through their innovations. In episode 1, I sat with Muddu Sudhakar, CEO of [Aisera](https://aisera.com) and Puru Amradkar, VP of Product & Sales Engineering at Aisera.