Umair leads the Data and AI teams at Ruter (a transport company based in Norway). Concurrently, he serves as an Assistant Professor of AI at OsloMet university Norway. In the entrepreneurial realm, he is the founder of Bineric AI (a startup focused on LLMs).

At Ruter, Umair has led 18 distinct AI projects, completed two quantum computing projects and launched RuterGPT, Norway’s renowned large language model.