Young gun: A year of awards and honours
It has been a great year for Deekshith Marla, co-founder of Arya.ai, a company which deals with artificial intelligence. “This has been a great year indeed, especially considering that I have made it to the coveted list of Forbes 30 under 30 in Asia. I was absolutely thrilled and felt truly honoured. I will cherish it for the rest of my life,” says Deekshith.
He adds, “This year, Arya.ai was also listed among Swiss Re’s top six start-ups in India and as one of the top start-ups in Emerging Companies, according to Nvidia. It was possible because of all the hard work the entire team has been putting in for the past three years. These achievements have boosted my confidence.”
Deekshith adds, “We have had our share of struggles right since the inception of Arya.ai. Our perseverance and efforts finally paid off this year with some remarkable achievements. Silent struggles and sacrifices have always been a part of the journey. In comparison to the previous years, this year has been relatively smooth. The awards have generated great media coverage and helped in generating new clients. After receiving the second international award (making it to the Forbes list and the International Innovators list), we were exposed to the international market.”
Looking ahead, Deekshith says, “2017 is going to be a year of huge growth for us. Having expanded from a team of three to 18, we are now working with big enterprises from different domains like the banking and financial sector, medicine and aerospace manufacturers.”