Sunil Nikhar 

President and Chief Operating Officer

Sunil Nikhar is a serial entrepreneur with a rich set of derivatives and IT skills who founded and successfully exited two software development companies, Ascent Computing Group and Pyxis Systems Private Limited. His entire career has been centered around data and enabling businesses to make more intelligent decisions. Nikhar was named a finalist for the “Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year” award in 2000 and 2002. He holds a B.Tech and M.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology and an MBA (PGDM) from the Indian Institute of Management.


Sudhir Deshpande

Chief Technology Officer 

Sudhir Deshpande holds an M.Tech degree from the Indian Institute of Technology and an MBA from The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. Most recently, he served as Director of Engineering at Varo Money, a San Francisco-based FinTech company. Prior to that, Deshpande developed a comprehensive pipeline of innovative products integrated with predictive analytics and cognitive abilities for Fiserv, IBM Retail and Cisco. He has over 20 years of experience developing and deploying AI solutions to solve complex business challenges.


Neal Davis 

Acting Chief Growth Officer 

Neal Davis currently serves as Acting Chief Growth Officer of Dais AI, where he guides the strategic direction of resources, seeks untapped markets, and broadens the company’s sights. In addition to his role at Dais AI, he is the Chief Executive Officer of Dais X, a business services and IT consulting platform, providing business transformation, marketing and technology services to clients. Since the firm's inception in April 2017, he has led a run of account wins and set up a number of initiatives that help the company and its clients respond to rapid developments in technology, data, and marketing. 

Work With Us

We are actively recruiting for the following positions: 

  • Machine Learning Researcher Intern

Please send letters of interest to careers@dais-x.com 


“AI and machine learning has vast potential benefits, but only if the people developing this technology have the technical skills and data science expertise to harness its promise. This is where Dais AI excels. Our passion is to deliver custom business solutions to our clients, by partnering deeply with their internal teams. We act as an extension of our clients' businesses, developing AI, machine learning and advanced analytics solutions that gives them an edge in the ever-changing digital business landscape."

Sunil Nikhar, President & Co-Founder