Parmida is a visionary R&D leader with a proven track record of driving initiatives and delivering ML/AI, GenAI and analytics solutions for customer-facing teams across diverse sectors including tech, healthcare, and finance, and in a range of domains such as natural language processing, information retrieval and computer vision. Parmida is also an educator and the founder of BDQ AI, a tech and AI/ML media brand that educates, inspires, and empowers individuals to make the right choices when it comes to data needs and AI/ML solutions. I have built a community of over 500k AI/ML enthusiasts, and I advise on data quality, AI/ML strategies, and innovation. My mission is to demystify AI/ML products and share solutions that leverage the power of AI including LLMs and Generative AI for positive impact.


Focus areas include: generative AI and LLMs, ML and deep learning, and information retrieval and ranking for NLP and computer vision use cases.

Education

PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering, UBC, Canada

Engineering Management, UBC, Canada

Selected Publications