MPHASE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. FORMS NEW CENTER OF EXCELLENCE FOR ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND MACHINE LEARNING
New York, NY, Feb. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- mPhase Technologies, Inc. (OTC:XDSL) (“mPhase” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the creation of a Center of Excellence (COE) within its newly-organized mPhase Technologies India (MTI) Division, The concept behind this Center is to assemble a team of highly qualified software and technology experts in marketable categories such as AI and machine learning. The goal is to quickly turn the MTI Division into a revenue producing profit center for mPhase.
“The level of talent we have assembled is impressive, Ph.D.-level candidates with both U.S. and global experience across multiple disciplines. Our plan is to hand pick a team that we can utilize for our own pending projects, while also taking on revenue producing work for third-party clients,” explained mPhase CEO Anshu Bhatnagar. “This strategy is consistent with our approach to make each part of the new mPhase both a source of ongoing innovation and revenue.”
While there are many models for a COE in the technology space, mPhase has identified two key areas for initial focus – artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. After reviewing the caliber of the individuals who are interested in joining the MTI team, the Company realized that it could monetize this concept to help mPhase and other clients accelerate the adoption of their respective technologies.
“We have a lofty goal, to become one of the top three global COE’s in AI and machine learning by 2022. Our MTI Division is very new, but the team is well known in industry circles,” said Bhatnagar. “We have all been impressed with the number of enquiries to work with our new division, both from potential employees and customers. The concept of a COE is not new, but we have the right team in place to create an excellent resource to attract both top talent and industry collaborations. That combination will benefit the commercialization of mPhase-owned technologies and create new opportunities.”
mPhase is currently prioritizing the projects that will gain initial traction at MTI and will announce details on these efforts in coming weeks. The goal is to build out this team to include 15-20 employees by the end of 2019.
In addition to these activities, mPhase is completing its financial statements and expects to report its Fiscal Q2/2019 results during the second half of February. In order to help investors, partners and customers track the company’s expansion, the Company intends to post ongoing operational updates, including photos, on its Twitter feed @mPhase_Tech
About mPhase Technologies, Inc.
mPhase Technologies, Inc has historically engaged in technology R&D, with a particular emphasis on long-life, battery cell technology. The Company is currently transitioning into a consumer-oriented technology and services company.
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