Mahesh Chowdhary, Ph.D., is a Fellow and the Director of Strategic Platforms and the IoT Excellence Center at STMicroelectronics, based in Santa Clara, CA. He leads the effort on the development of solutions and reference designs for mobile phones, consumer electronic devices, automotive and industrial applications that utilize MEMS sensors, and computing and connectivity products. His areas of expertise include AI/ML, MEMS sensors, IoT, digital transformation, and location technologies. He has been awarded 24 patents. He has spoken extensively internationally about ML, smart sensors, and IoT. Mahesh received his Ph.D. in applied science (particle accelerators) from the College of William and Mary in Virginia. He is also an adjunct professor at IIT, Delhi.