Rishal is a solutions architect at Entelect where he is responsible for strategic planning, ideating, and designing and developing solutions for local and international clients; whilst actively growing knowledge and skills within the company, community, and industry.
He has a passion for growing people and teams, software architecture, design thinking, artificial intelligence, and philosophy.
Rishal founded Prolific Idea in 2015 where innovation is cultivated through research and technology. Prolific Idea has since launched a collaborative productivity platform, Hivemind and is currently building a straight-though document processing platform, Viszen.tech.
Rishal founded and runs the Artificial Intelligence South Africa(AI ZA) group and is an active speaker at conferences. He is also an Intel Innovator in AI which allows for research and development with cutting edge technology.
Rishal has authored a book with Manning Publications - Grokking Artificial Intelligence Algorithms, aimed at demystifying AI algorithms for technologists by teaching the approaches through practical problem solving and visual explanations.
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