Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang Bets on India’s AI Future
Jensen Huang, the CEO of Nvidia, recently visited India for five days. He met with tech executives and researchers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and visited Nvidia’s engineering centers in the country.
India is a key market for Nvidia, as it is home to 1.4 billion people and has a rapidly growing digital economy. The country is also investing heavily in AI infrastructure and chip manufacturing.
Huang is particularly interested in India’s potential to become a source of AI talent. He believes that India’s engineers are among the best in the world, and he is investing in training Indian students and researchers in AI.
Nvidia is also working with Indian companies to build AI cloud infrastructure. For example, Reliance Jio has announced that it will build an AI cloud using Nvidia’s supercomputing technologies.
India faces some challenges in becoming an AI hub. It currently has no exascale compute capacity or the ready AI talent capable of writing sophisticated software. However, India is a fast-maturing market for high-end technologies, and Huang believes that it is well-positioned to be a leader in AI.
Nvidia already has four engineering centers in India, with a total of 4,000 engineers. Huang is committed to investing in India’s AI future, and he believes that the country has the potential to be one of the largest AI markets in the world.
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