Riya Mehta

Innovator
The Knowledge Society (TKS)

Riya is an artificial intelligence & genomic researcher under the Hospital for Sick Children, where she explores different ways of applying AI & genomics to find cures for different diseases. Currently researching the fields of AR/VR, Riya is developing ways of integrating virtual reality experiences into surgical settings and reinventing telemedical models, by creating Virtual Hospitals. She recently presented about her platform, Virtuary, at IBM’s Biggest Software Development Conference-Evoke, The Uber Canada Head Office, Tribal Scale innovation events, and the Vector Institute of technology. She is on the speaker lineup for Collision, REWORK Boston and many more around the globe.

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