Mr. Balaji Viswanathan

Founder & CEO, Invento Robotics

“Getting the world ready for Mitra Robot” - As his twitter bio proudly describes, Balaji is the thought leader & the founder of a robotics company - Invento Robotics [Humanoid robots for customer interaction] with a goal to be a pioneer in the emerging field of AI enabled hardware.  

During his college days, he was a three times winner of the prestigious medal from the National Design and Research Forum - for his research. As a student, he was invited to meet the most famed President of India, Dr.Abdul Kalam at his office for one on one discussions. He has two full time Masters degrees - both on scholarship. A MS from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and an MBA from Babson college. He started his career as a software engineer in Microsoft HQ in Seattle - in Windows core division, later in Live Labs and Windows Phone. 

Balaji is a serial Entrepreneur who had previously built Zingfin,       BeLimitless & NalandaU startups based out of the US & India. After is MBA from Babson, Balaji used to work in BlackDuck as a product manager. He has returned to India with a goal to be a pioneer in the emerging field of AI enabled hardware.

Invento Robotics, started out of his garage in 2016 with 2 co-founders, has built the Mitra robot, which was inaugurated at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi ji & US ambassador Ivanka Trump. Invento Robotics now works with multiple industry leaders like Standard Chartered, HDFC, Bosch, Apollo, Fortis Hospitals to bring the robotics innovation. 

During the starting of the pandemic, the humanoid robots were pivoted to help the healthcare domain in thermal screening & teleconsultation with doctors to promote safety & efficiency. Here are some recent articles about our robots on ForbesCNNReuters, NASDAQ.