WritingAssistant is a product of EnglishHelper, Inc. which is a for-profit social enterprise that provides quality English language education through scalable AI technology. EnglishHelper’s programs touch lives across the globe. EnglishHelper’s ReadToMe product and EnglishBolo distance-learning program are major forces on the global stage. They operate within seven countries on three continents, touching the lives of over 5 million students. EnglishHelper is projected to reach 100 million students by 2020.

WritingAssistant was founded by Dr. Venkat Srinivasan, an expert in knowledge-based systems architectures, computational linguistics and natural language processing, with a long history of entrepreneurial successes. Srinivasan is the author of a book titled The Intelligent Enterprise in the Era of Big Data and a forthcoming book titled The Rise of Intelligent Machines and has more than 30 peer-reviewed publications and two edited volumes to his credit. His research has appeared in a number of prestigious academic journals including the Journal of Finance, Management Science, Financial Management, European Journal of Operations Research, and others, as well as business publications such as The Wall Street Journal. Venkat also holds several patents related to flexible technology architectures.

In addition to EnglishHelper, Venkat also recently founded AIinGov and KnowYourMeds. Prior to that, he served as founder, chairman and CEO of RAGE Frameworks preceding its successful acquisition by Genpact. At RAGE, he pioneered the creation of AI-based intelligent machines in a wide range of industries and for a broad range of use cases. He also successfully built and exited eCredit and then Corporate Fundamentals.