Nandhakumar, Nandhu – Headshot

Nandhu Nandhakumar

CTO, Alat, Former SVP, Office of the CTO, LG Electronics

CTO, Alat; Former SVP, Office of the CTO, LG Electronics

As the Chief Technology Officer at Alat – a transformative company backed by $100B of capital by Public Investment Fund (PIF) – Nandhu Nandhakumar leads innovation and technology strategy across our various business units comprising Smart Devices, Smart Appliances, Smart Health, Smart Buildings, Advanced Industrials, Next Gen Infrastructure, and Semiconductors.

He believes strongly in the value of cross-industry collaboration to make meaningful and impactful technology contributions. I lead partnerships with technology innovators (startups, VCs, university labs, etc.), and have founded and serve in leadership positions of various industry consortia and global technology standards development organizations.

Previously, at LG Electronics, Nandhu led initiatives in digital media, robotics, and AI. As the founding head of LG’s Technology Center of America, he established the North American Corporate Venture Capital effort, investments in startups, and collaborations with university research labs.

As member of University Faculty, Nandhu has taught graduate and undergraduate courses, and performed funded (PhD and post-doctoral) research in computer vision, AI, robotics, & video processing – funded by NASA, DARPA, NSF, USAF, etc.