Our goal is to be the trusted partner in AI.
We passionately believe that AI is the defining transformative technology of our era. Over the next decade it will impact all aspects of our personal lives and businesses.
Our goal is to help build more valuable, useful, and user-friendly solutions using AI. We are committed to delivering high impact, high ROI, and high quality work.
Monish Gandhi, Founder and CEO
Monish has been passionate about AI for a long time: over ten years ago he built a system that could teach players how to win at pool billiards. Today, he bring this passion and experience to help businesses apply AI within their products and processes to drive results.
Monish drives our customer-centric culture and brings his curiosity, passion for problem solving, and enthusiasm for technology to our customers. Prior to founding Gradient Ascent, Monish held product management, professional services, technical management, and sales roles at a number of technology companies. Monish often speaks at events and writes about the role of applied AI in business.
He has a masters degree in Finance and Financial Law (University of London) and an undergraduate degree in Systems Design Engineering (with Dean’s Honours) from University of Waterloo. In his free time, he loves to read, cook, and play tennis.
Kunal Chopra, Head of Financial Services
Kunal is a collaborative and results oriented Business Effectiveness leader. His passion and expertise in end-to-end optimization, innovation and transformation has been demonstrated in the successful delivery of multiple high impact initiatives for Financial Services organizations throughout North America and the Caribbean.
Over a 20 year Financial Services career to date, Kunal has focused on operational improvement, innovation and automation. He has led the optimization, modernization and end-to-end transformation of organizations across Retail Banking, Commercial Credit Wealth Management, Property and Casualty Insurance, resulting in substantial business, client experience and and operating enhancements for his clients and employers.
Kunal is the leader of Gradient Ascent’s Financial Services practice. He has brought his extensive knowledge of client experience and banking operations together with Gradient Ascent’s Artificial Intelligence capabilities to help Financial Services organizations innovate how they engage clients, operate and deliver products and services.