Narendran (Naru) Muraleedharan is an entrepreneur and technologist who is passionate about creating novel technology and driving efficiency. He is the founder and CEO of Aptus Engineering, Inc. – a venture studio based in Scottsdale, AZ that specializes in research, creation, and commercialization of AI and ML technology and solutions. Aptus strives to cultivate an environment for creators, inventors, and innovators to unleash their genius on the world in a positive manner. Some of Naru’s creations and portfolio companies at Aptus include Stax.ai – an AI personal search engine and document workflow automation platform, Multus – an AI rendering and diagnostics tool for medical imaging, and Stratum – a predictive cloud resource deployment and management platform.