Cognii is a leading provider of Artificial Intelligence based educational technology for interactive learning and assessment. Our next-generation adaptive platform, Cognii Virtual Learning Assistant, engages learners in real-time tutoring conversations that help them master concepts and practice problem-solving.

Management Team

Founder + CEO

Dee Kanejiya

Dee has over 15 years of experience in technology and business development in the areas of artificial intelligence and natural language processing industries. Most recently, he was part of the core technology teams at Vlingo and then Nuance that pioneered the virtual personal assistant technology for smartphones such as the S-Voice on Samsung Galaxy devices. He studied PhD in Electrical Engineering at IIT Delhi and carried out post-doc research at Carnegie Mellon University and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany.


Denise Wydra

Denise has over 25 years' experience creating and launching innovative learning solutions. Prior to joining Cognii, she has held the positions of VP of Macmillan Higher Education and President of Bedford/St. Martin's, where she led the business transformation and launched next-generation digital products. Denise holds an A.B. from Harvard University and an M.A. from Brown University.