Saikrishnan Ranganathan

Co-Founder and CEO of SensorFlow

Saikrishnan RanganathanSaikrishnan (Sai) is the CEO and co-founder of SensorFlow, a Singapore-based startup which offers hoteliers a smart solution to reduce their energy consumption, optimize their operational efficiency and achieve their sustainability goals. Together with his co-founder, Max Pagel, they set up SensorFlow and envisioned that it would make smart buildings a reality by leveraging on data and AI to make buildings more energy-efficient, productive, and sustainable. As one of the youngest thought leaders in the region, Sai also has a background in energy management and smart home automation and has worked extensively on energy monitoring solutions for schools, data centres, homes, malls, and factories. Being an industry expert in areas such as IoT, AI and digital transformation for buildings, Sai has been invited to speak at a number of international conferences, seminars, events and panels where he has shared his views and expertise on key topics.

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The Evolution of Data Science and Hotel Energy Optimisation

With the COVID-19 vaccines finally being distributed worldwide, travel and tourism are now poised to resurge in greater force, albeit with some interesting new changes. The post-pandemic world is one where people are now more attuned towards the future of the planet and highlighted how sustainability lies at the core of the ideal travel experience.

Hotel Technology During Crises, Does it innovate?

With every crisis comes valuable opportunity to innovate and improve. As much as the pandemic has paralysed the hospitality industry, we have witnessed our hotel clients optimising their operational efficiencies and enhancing guest experiences with smart technology and leveraging big data during this period.

Will Augmented Reality Enhance The Hotel Stay Of The Future?

The pandemic propels the hospitality industry to innovate and offer new and exciting ways for guests' experience. As the industry seeks to upsell, enhance their guest experience and service offerings to stimulate demands, AR becomes an extremely valuable hotel technology during this recovery period.

How SensorFlow Helps Hotels during Post-COVID-19 Period

As the biggest industry impacted by the global pandemic, global travel was estimated to lose up to US$880 billion and the hospitality industry is following suit. The situation in Southeast Asia is just as dire.

Saving Costs and Boosting Productivity Post-COVID with SensorFlow’s AI-Driven Solution

There is no doubt that the travel industry has been the hardest hit by COVID-19. When the pandemic hit its stride in March this year, global hotel occupancy rates plummeted sharply to historic lows, forcing many hotels to adopt drastic cost-cutting measures or cease operations entirely.