Aegis School of Business, Data Science, Cyber Security & Telecommunication
Start date: May 29, 2018
End date: Jun 1, 2018
Start time: 09:00 AM
End time: 07:00 PM
Event fee: 532.04 USD
Total event fee: 532.04 USD
Registration deadline: Mar 15, 2018
Next deadline: May 28, 2018
Event location: On Campus
Data Science Congress 2018
CIDCO Convention Centre, Vashi, Navi Mumbai, India


A confluence of Analytics, Big Data, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, IoT and Cognitive Computing.


The Data Science Congress 2018 would be rich with information about latest methods, tools and best of the best practices in the world of data science. The attendees will have the privilege to avail most of this flood of information and can make the most of the insights and data analysis. It is a must event for every budding Data Scientist, Data Science professionals and other Data Science patriots.


The event is scheduled from 29th May | 30th | 31st | 1st June 2018, Mumbai, India. This time, the Summit deliberations will be around the theme – ‘A confluence of Data Science, Analytics, Big Data, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Computing, IoT and Cyber Security’.
The 4-day summit will bring together industry professionals, companies and individuals from the field of Data Science. The Data Science Congress 2017 would be rich with information about latest methods, tools and best of the best practices in the world of data science. 
The Data Science Congress 2018 will have the following tracks:
  • Key Talks
  • Workshops
  • Panel Discussions
  • Exhibition
  • Research Paper Presentation
  • Product Demonstration
The attendees will have the privilege to avail most of this flood of information and can make the most of the insights and data analysis. It is a must event for every budding Data Scientist, Data Science professionals and other Data Science patriots. During the summit, we will cover various verticals and discuss the challenges, opportunities and the strategic roadmap for the future in all areas.
Event Registeration Passes for all 4 days(Early Bird Offer till 15th March)
Platinum Pass - 35000/-
Pro Pass - 10000/-
Explorer Pass - Free
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  • Picture of Dr. Abhijit  Gangopadhyay

    Dr. Gangopadhyay with over 4 decades experience and maturing Indian education system. The most reputed Professor in India. He is currently at Dean at Aegis School of Data Science and Telecommunication, Founding Dean of Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) Indore. Former Dean & Professor at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai (TISS) and Former Professor at XLRI. He served as a Director, Central Labour Institute, Ministry of Labour, Govt. Of India. Prof. Gangopadhyay is expert in behavioural Science and served National Po

  • Picture of Dr. Avik  Sarkar

    Head - Data Analytics Cell at NITI Aayog, Govt. Of India


    Dr Avik Sarkar is an Officer on Special Duty (OSD) at NITI Aayog.  NITI Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India Aayog) is a premier policy think-tank of the Government of India.  Dr Sarkar is in-charge of the Data Analytics Cell at NITI Aayog which provides big data and analytics insights across sectors like Direct Benefit Transfer, Innovation, Digital payments, Healthcare/Nutrition, Agriculture, etc. for efficient policy making. Dr Sarkar is engaged with the Energy Vertical at NITI Aayog instrumental in the various long term planning of future energy needs of India through initiatives like energy sector modelling, energy data management, etc.

  • Picture of Dr. K. R. Murali Mohan

    Head Big Data Initiative, Department of Science & Technology, Govt. Of India

    Dr. Murali Mohan is a Ph D in Computer Engineering from Delhi College of EngineeringDelhi University and alumni of S V University, Tirupati. He also attended Science, Technology, Innovation and Policy (STIP) programme at Kennedy School of Govt, Harvard University, Boston, USA. He is serving the Department of Science and Technology (DST) from 1998

  • Picture of Dr. Paul  Pallath

    Chief Data Scientist & Director - Advanced Analytics at SAP

    Paul Pallath is the Chief Data Scientist & Senior Director with the Advanced Analytics Organisation at SAP. With over 20 years of experience in Machine Learning, Paul has several research publications in the field of Machine Learning & Data Mining in International Journals and conferences and has also invented several patentable ideas.  He has a Master’s Degree in Computer Applications with Gold Medal, and PhD in Machine Learning, both from Indian Institute of Technology.


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  • Picture of Dr. Usama Fayyad

    CEO, Open Insights; Former Chief Data Officer and Group Managing Director at Barclays PLC; 1st Chief Data Officer Titled

    Dr. Fayyad holds BSE’s in both electrical and computer engineering (1984); MSE in computer science and engineering (1986); and M.Sc. in mathematics (1989). He also earned his Ph.D. in engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (1991). Dr. Fayyad has published over 100 technical articles in the fields of data mining, Artificial Intelligence, machine learning, and databases. He holds over 30 patents and is a Fellow of both the AAAI (Association for Advancement
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    Director, Data Management and Dissemination Division, (Chief Data Officer) Reserve Bank of India

    Mrs. Sushila Augustine joined Reserve Bank of India in 1980 after completing M.Sc in Statistics and has about 35 years’ central banking work experience in various departments of RBI. Mrs. Augustine worked in departments, like Department of Statistics and Information management, Bankers Training College (rechristen as CAFRAL now), Department of Banking Supervision, Industrial and Export Credit Department(now merged in Monetary Policy Department), etc.

    Published few studies on the following areas:

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    Head of Data Science at Reliance JIO


    Nikola is leading data science and development in the area of radio coverage and capacity, network modeling, RCA machine learning, telecom data mining, GIS analytic and other R&D projects at JIO. Previously he has worked at Ericsson and Huawei where he has filed a number of patents and publications on data analysis, networking and geolocation.


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  • Picture of Sumit  Puri

    Group CIO, Max Healthcare


    Sumit Puri is an experienced IT Leader with over 23 years of work experience in conceptualising digital enterprise strategy and enabling operational process transformation in leading organisations in Asia. He has carried out IOT led digital innovation besides facilitating several new digital business models as CIO, Max Healthcare. Prior to his stint as CIO, Max Healthcare, he has played diverse senior roles in Prudential Corporation Asia as VP- Regional Operations, CIO Prudential Indonesia, Senior Vice President at ICICI Prudential, Global

  • Picture of Niranjan K Ramakrishnan

    CIO, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital; Secretary, Member of the Board of Directors of the HIMSS APAC India Chapter.


    Niranjan K Ramakrishnan is a health IT Specialist driving his career focused only in the health space for last 15 years. He enjoys his profession that shaping him up as a Change Management Specialist especially in any healthcare organisation where the Legacy is dominating the new trends!

    He is Chief Information Officer (CIO-IT) at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. is a 675-bed multi-specialty hospital in Rajinder Nagar, Delhi. It is one of the very few hospitals in the private sector that has maintained nearly 100% bed occupancy

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    VP/Group Head | Information Technology, Narayana Hrudayalaya


    Kumar is the Vice President and Group Head of Information Technology for Narayana Hrudayalaya Limited and is based out of Bangalore. He has over 15 years of information technology experience spanning across various domains and industry verticals. In his current role he is responsible for providing strategic and tactical planning, development, evaluation, coordination and implementation of healthcare technology. Currently he is driving healthcare technology initiatives like Tele-medicine, Tele-radiology, Tele-ECG, Patient-Physician portal solution, Electronic Medi

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    CEO, Tata Insights and Quants Division (Division of Tata Industries Ltd)


    Mr. Thomas is a Global business leader and management professional with over 20 years of experience in delivering sustained increasing profitability through business transformation leveraging Global processes, Information capabilities, Digital, Predictive analytics, and Big data solutions.

    Prior to joining Tata Group, Deep led Citigroup’s Global Decision Management Centre of Excellence across 25+ markets. He has also held various leadership positions with HSBC and 

  • Picture of Dr. Gabor Melli

    Senior Director of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Sony Playstation (Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc)

    Dr. Melli with 2 decades of experience in the delivery of automated data-driven solutions in a technical lead and management capacity with a passion for introducing semantic capabilities into mission critical processes. Dr. Melli has led over twelve large-scale data-driven initiatives at both enterprises ranging from Sony PlayStationMicrosoftAT&TT-Mobile

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    CIO at Fortis Healthcare

    Over two decades of experience in technology enablement, transition and transformation in Pharma, Education, Retail and Healthcare sectors. Currently working as the CIO at Fortis Healthcare Ltd driving standardization of processes and systems while integrating and building a single pan-Fortis Hospital Information System. The Fortis Healthcare chain comprises hospitals, diagnostics and day care speciality facilities. Currently, the company operates its healthcare delivery services in India, Dubai, Mauritius and Sri Lanka with 54 healthcare facilities. At Fortis Healthcare, He is

  • Picture of Dr. Manish  Gupta

    Director Machine Learning & Data Science, American Express


    Dr. Manish Gupta is an advanced analytics professional with 15 years of experience in building & leading data science & analytics teams for developing competencies in customer analytics, real-time recommendation system, big data and machine learning solutions across various industries such as Internet/E-commerce, Banking, BPO and Defence.

    He recently joined American Express as Director, Machine Learning Research to carry out business specific machine learning and deep learning research and to establish machine learning best practice for bus

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    Group CIO, Jindal Steel & Power Ltd

    Mr. Anand is a part of the Core Management team of the Jindal Steel & Power Ltd He also holds the responsibility of Business Head for the IT arm of the group: “Jindal Infosolutions Ltd” which specialises in the turn-key implementation of technology solutions for Steel, Mining, Infrastructure, Education and Financial business operations for domestic and global clients.

    He is a Computer Science Engineering Graduate with +25 yrs of strong

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    Head – Algorithmic Trading and DMA trading, Institutional Equities, Edelweiss Financial Services


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  • Picture of Dr. Debabrata  Nayak

    Chief Security Officer, Huawei Telecom


    Dr.Debabrata Nayak has completed his PhD in wireless security from IIT Bombay. And has been working on security domain in last 19 years. He has been working in Huawei Telecom as Chief Security Officer. Obtained Masters degree from NIT Rourkela, specialized in Elliptic Curve Cryptography and Internet security. Covering wide areas such as Security system Performance evaluation, Design of secure cryptographic system, Wireless Security policy design and implementation. He designed Security solution for INFINET (Indian Financial Network

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    VP and CIO, Arvind Lifestyle Brands

    Piyush Kumar Chowhan is an experienced professional working in areas of retail strategy, business analytics, customer loyalty and CRM, retail business consulting and supply chain management.

    As CIO for Arvind Brands, he is responsible for IT strategy and execution of technology for all its brands business. With experience 18+ years in setting up new strategic groups, BU’s in areas of business, finance operations and analytics to achieve strong business benefits.

    He posseses a strong domain knowledge in retail, e-commerce and supply chain management while working for global retailers lik

  • Picture of Anthony Devassy

    Chief Data Officer, SBI General Insurance

    Anthony Devassy is an Information Management professional with close to 14 years of work experience in the Insurance Industry. He is currently the Chief Data Officer at SBI General. He has completed his Executive Management program from IIM Lucknow and is an Information Quality Certified Professional (IQCP) from IAIDQ, USA. He has been instrumental in implementing the Information Management processes at SBI General since the inception of the organisation. Under him, SBI General won the Data Quality Asia Pacific award hosted by IAIDQ in 2012 and the Runner-up the award in 2014. He has implemented an Org level
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    Head Analytics and AVP Strategy, Viacom18 Media


    Ujjyaini, who passionately loved solving Mathematics puzzles as a child, who left behind the opportunities to join IIT but chose to study Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science at Chennai Mathematical Institute and then pursued Quantitative Economics at her Masters from ISI Kolkata, received an offer to join McKinsey, one of the world’s best management consulting firm as an Analyst, when she didn’t even know what is Analytics. McKinsey introduced her to the world of Data Science and she spend 6.5 years in travelling across the Globe and solving challenging business cases c

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    Chief Technology Officer –Vodafone Business Services

    Satish Mittal is the Senior Vice President at Vodafone Business Services, the enterprise arm of Vodafone India.

    As the Chief Technology Officer at Vodafone Business Services, he is responsible for technology, products, and solutions combining network, IT and cloud – all three domains of business excellence.

    Satish with 30 years of telecom experience, brings a wide and deep perspective on Technology & Telecom Industry. Currently, Satish is actively working on new technologies and their adoption to B2B segment like Internet

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    Managing Director, Data Science Accenture


    Mr. Sanjay Sharma is the Managing Director at Accenture Digital and is the global lead for Marketing Capability. He leads one of the biggest global capabilities in ‘data and analytics driven marketing’. He has 20+ Years of experience in innovative application of quantitative techniques in Marketing across multiple industries and geographies. In the past decade Sanjay has worked for a large number of leading global brands, consulting them in ‘Customer, Marketing & Sales’ and delivering significant improvement in return on marketing investme

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    Data Science Leader, AIG Science

    Dr. Nishant Chandra leads the AIG Science R&D group in India where he develops natural language, text mining, and machine learning models for the insurance industry. He also directs the development of natural language platform and applications such as privilege text classification, contextual summarization, and conversational sentiment abstraction.

    Prior to AIG, Dr. Chandra has driven innovation in BFSI, e-commerce, R&D, and mobile telecom industries in USA and India. He developed and implemented natural language predictive models that are deployed in top banks and telec

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    CEO, Unlimit by Reliance

    Juergen Hase is a telecoms industry veteran, having worked for over 25 years to develop, implement and execute new businesses in different global markets. In the IoT arena he has experience already for more than 10 years.1st of July’16 he has started as CEO IoT business of Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group based in Mumbai to execute the IoT strategy for India. Till recently, he was director, IoT / M2M at Qatar-based Ooredoo, responsible for implementing the company’s IoT business in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia, in multiple vertical segm
  • Picture of Saurabh  Govil

    President & Chief Human Resources Officer at Wipro


    Saurabh Govil is the President & Chief Human Resources Officer at Wipro Ltd and is also a member of the Management Team. In this role he leads all Human Resources functions for Wipro and reports directly to the CEO.

    In this role Saurabh is responsible for Talent Acquisition, Talent Engagement, and Learning & Development initiatives across Wipro Ltd. In this capacity he has contributed significantly to improve processes and introduced many new initiatives.

    Saurabh was instrumental in Wipro’s transformational journey and shaped people, processes and

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    Chief People Officer, LatentView


    In his role as Chief People Officer with LatentView, Rajan is responsible for all aspects of Human Resources (HR) management, applying more than two decades of experience in the field to help further attract, cultivate and retain the best talent in the digital and social analytics market. He has extensive experience in business development, deal structuring and account management. Before joining LatentView, Rajan was with Accenture for nearly 20 years; during his tenure there, he held various leadership positions in HR, recruitment, client services and

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    CEO, VideoKen; Former VP at Xerox Corporation & Director of Xerox Research Centre in India; Former MD, Technology Division at Goldman Sachs India

    Dr. Manish Gupta is Vice President at Xerox Corporation and Director of Xerox Research Centre in India. Previously,Dr. Gupta has served as Managing Director, Technology Division at Goldman Sachs India, and has held various leadership positions with IBM, including that of Director, IBM Research – India and Chief Technologist, IBM India/South Asia. From 200
  • Picture of Dr. Soudip  Roy Chowdhury

    Director, Data Science, Fractal Products; Chief Data Scientist,


    Dr. Soudip Roy Chowdhury is Chief Data Scientist of and Director of Data Science, Fractal Products. In his current role he is responsible for designing immersive data analytics products for business users in enterprises, leveraging Machine Learning and other AI technologies. Prior to Fractal, Dr. Roy Chowdhury has worked for 12 years in several research institutes both in academia (Inria, Paris, University of Paris Sud, Paris and University of Trento, Italy)  and in industry (IBM india Research lab and Rakuten Institut

  • Picture of Dr. Sumit  D. Chowdhury

    CEO Gaia Smart Cities


    Dr. Sumit is a global thought leader and CXO in the field of Smart Cities, Telecom, Information analytics and an Urban Design enthusiast. As CEO of Gaia Smart Cities, he is a business leader, entrepreneur and best-selling management author, having led large, hyper-growth, multinational telecom and consulting companies in US, Australia & India. He has worked on technology based transformation of companies and is now focused on sustainable solutions for Smart Cities and Internet of Things. His global experience has provided depth and breadth of roles to manage people, processes, finances, projects, technology, relationships, & governance. He

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    CEO, Convergent Communications India


    Kallol is an Entrepreneurial person; a Senior Technology Business Executive with extensive global experience. Service Provider, Retail, BFSI, BPO, IT Services, Government, Education, Healthcare and Large Enterprises are his main domain areas where he has been engaged largely in the last 22 years.

    Kallol is adroit in Strategic Business creation and developing strategic plans for worldwide clients. Kallol comes with a rich experience of 2 decades of building transformational business models, joint service development, capacity planning, Strategic ITO, Managed Services, resource management, managing teams across geographies and

  • Picture of Amit  Dubey

    Author, National Security Expert and Crime Investigator & Deputy CTO, Tech Mahindra


    Mr. Dubey is a renowned National Security Expert and a Crime Investigator on Cyber Forensics and Ethical Hacking to various Investigation Agencies like (NIA, CBI, Punjab Police, STF Lucknow, STF Noida etc.). Some of his expertise includes  Cyber Crime Data Analysis on Social Media, Call Data Record Analysis, Cell Tower Data Analysis, Mobile phone Tracking, Mobile Phone Hacking, Phishing Server and Cyber Attacks, Counter Cyber Attacks, Email Hacking, Email Tracing etc.

    He is a regular speaker in various international conferences on Cyber Crimes and Ethical Hacking and Adviso

  • Picture of Sameer Dhanrajani

    Chief Strategy Officer at Fractal Analytics

    Sameer Dhanrajani is a distinguished and widely recognized analytics and data science thought leader and visionary known for his deep knowledge, innovation & topical approaches in the analytics and data science space.  He pioneered the Customer, Risk & Operations Analytics framework (CRO) at cognizant analytics to help clients realize transformative value from data detonation encircling enterprises and enable accelerated businesse impact through accentuated customer experience, robust risk management strategies and optimized business operations.
    Under his able
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    Managing Director HealthCursor Consulting Group


    Dr. Ruchi Dass, is the Founder & CEO of HealthCursor Consulting Group, and is regarded as one of the leading global innovators in the Healthcare ICT and Public Health sector. Dr Dass has spearheaded development and rollout of Innovative healthcare programs across the world since 2005. Dr Ruchi Dass is an award winning Physician and a highly valued public speaker. She has delivered presentations at globally recognized events. Her many innovations have received international recognition most notably by the ASHOKA, INTEROP, IPIHD (World Economic Forum), Economic Times and TED. She is also recently voted as one of the Mo

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    Chief Scientist at SankhyaSutra labs

    Tim Poston is an interdisciplinary scientist, with a 1972 Mathematics PhD from the University Of Warwick, England. He has since worked in universities from Brazil to South Korea, and in companies ranging from start-ups to GE, in sciences and technologies from ophthalmology to archaeology. Much of this work has led to books and other publications (88, with 2,160 citations on ResearchGate), some to patents (currently 26 issued, several pending), from search presentation technology to glyph rendering, calibrating magnetic resonance receiver coils, the 5-dimensional geometry of real binary quartics, vibration spectra of crystals, brain surgery planning, settlement patterns in archaeo
  • Picture of Dr. Vinay  Kulkarni

    Director - Aegis School of Data Science & Adjunct Professor at IIT, Bombay

  • Picture of Santosh Bhat

    Head Data Science, Hotstar

    He is currently the head of data sciences at Hotstar, based out of Mumbai. In this role, he is responsible for turning big data into insights at every point of a customer journey. He’s also building a personalization and recommendation engine. Prior to this, He has worked at Myntra designs, Microsoft India and General Motors in leadership roles in analytics and data sciences.

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    Founder, CEO & Chief Architect Ack3 Bionetics


    Mr. Sajit Bhaskaran is a Singapore citizen, former Public Service Commission (PSC) scholar who served in the Singapore Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) and built its earliest IP router network back in 1986.  Mr. Bhaskaran is an accomplished US inventor with numerous patents in cloud reliability, web server load balancing, server fault tolerance, no-call-drop voice over Internet and clustered server computing. In Silicon Valley, Mr. Bhaskaran has held senior engineering and executive management positions at various companies including NEC Ameri

  • Picture of Madhavan Narayanan

    Senior Editor, writer & columnist

    Editor, writer and columnist with more than 30 years of experience in both Indian and international environments, having worked for respected media entities including Reuters, The Economic Times, Business Standard and Hindustan Times after starting out in the Times of India Group.

    Has covered topics including business, economics, public policy, politics, technology, diplomacy, entertainment and social issues as a correspondent. Well versed with information technology industry, media, Internet, Indian policies, macroeconomics, social trends. Team player with strong people orientation. Well-versed in Indian culture and habits.


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    Head Analytics Aegis School of Business and Telecommunication


    Head Analytics Aegis School of Business & Telecom. She is PhD, Engineering (Informatics) from University of Leuven – KU Leuven, Belgium. She teaches R Language, Machine Learning and text mining.
    PhD, Engineering (Informatics), University of Leuven – KU Leuven;
    M. Phil. Bioinformatics, Kerala University;
    M. Sc. Computer Science, M G University, Kottaym, Bachelors in Computer Applications, M G University, Kott

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    Chief Data Scientist, Acalvio Technologies

    Dr Satnam Singh is leading the data science team at Acalvio Technologies. Prior to Acalvio, he worked as a Principal Data Scientist at General Motors, Samsung and CA Technologies. He has more than a decade of work experience in successfully building data products from concept to production in multiple domains.  In 2015, he was named as one of the top 10 data scientists in India by Analytics India Magazine.  To his credit, he has 20+ patents and 30+ journal and conference publications. Apart from holding a PhD degree in ECE from University of Connecticut, Satnam also holds a Masters in ECE from University of Wyoming. Satnam is a senior IEEE member and a regular speaker in
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    Practice Leader Data Science and Big Data Analytics, Cisco


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    Advanced statistical procedures/ econometric modeling using software such as SAS/JMP/IBM SPSS/R /Grtel/Phyton and many more free Data analytical tools. Enabled the org

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    ​Founder & CEO, Tarah Technologies

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    Vice President, Data Science, MakeMyTrip

    Dr. Madhu Gopinathan is currently the Vice President, Data Science at MakeMyTrip, India’s leading online travel company. Dr. Madhu has extensive experience in developing large scale systems using machine learning and natural language processing in both the Bay Area, USA and India. He has been granted multiple US patents. He holds a PhD in the mathematical modeling of systems from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and an MS in computer science from the University of Florida, Gainesville, USA.
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    Director & Leader - Digital Transformation, Cisco


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    Co Founder, Tiger Analytics

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    Co-Founder at LogiNext

    LogiNext was Co – Founded by Dhruvil Sanghvi  in the US in late 2013.The co-founder is a graduate from Carnegie Mellon University. The company is serving around 75+ enterprise clients and 100+ SME’s and focuses on e-commerce, express logistics and retail distribution companies to meet their needs for advanced technology to improve their day-to-day operations, provide superior customer service and ultimately save cost. LogiNext raised seed round of funding of USD 500,000 from 
  • Picture of S. Anand Anand

    CEO & Chief Data Scientist at Gramener


    Anand co-founded Gramener and until recently served as the Chief Data Scientist, architected the Gramener Visualisation Platform – the company’s flagship product. As the CEO, Anand will spearhead the company’s next stage of growth through technology innovation.  He tells visual stories from data, ranging from politics to fraud, education to entertainment, social media to governance. His work is available at

    Anand holds a Bachelor’s degree from IIT Madras, and a Master’s in Business Administration from IIM Bangalore.  He is the recipient of both the Gold Medals from IIM Bangalore in 200

  • Picture of Dr. Praphul  Chandra

    Principal Data Scientist at Hewlett-Packard ES Data Labs


    Dr. Chandra is currently a Principal Data Scientist at HP ES Data Labs where he works on data analytics and machine learning primarily focused on sensor & streaming data. Prior to this, he was the Principal Investigator for the CrowdCloud project at HP Labs, India which sought to combine crowdsourcing and machine learning for creating scalable solutions for enterprises. His research interests are Game Theory, Mechanism Design and Complex Networks. More broadly, he is interested in incentivizing & aggregating collective intelligence at scale.

  • Picture of Bhupesh  Daheria

    CEO, Aegis School of Data Science Trustee Aegis Knowledge Trust


    Mr. Daheria has over 20 years experience as serial Entrepreneur in field of Telecom and Education. His career is focused on eradicating the birth penalty through offering quality education to the masses at affordable cost. He founded Aegis School of Business & Telecommunication in 2002 with the support of Bharti Airtel, India’s top telecom firm, for developing the next generation of leaders. In 2011 under his guidance launched first mMBA on tablet on Mobile University platform which was unveiled by Mr. Sachin Pilot, Hon’ble Minister of state for Communications & IT), Govt. of India. In 2013 des

  • Picture of Geetha Manjunath

    Co-founder and CEO of NIRAMAI Health Analytix


    Dr. Geetha Manjunath is the Co-founder and CEO of NIRAMAI Health Analytix, a startup developing a novel breast cancer screening solution. Geetha has over 25 years in Global Research labs and has created many innovative prototypes, patents, publications and new products. Till end of 2016, she was a Lab Director and head of Xerox Data Analytics Research in India.  Before that, she was a Principal Research Scientist and Research Manager at Hewlett Packard Labs India for 17 years.

    She holds a PhD in Computer Science from Indi

  • Picture of Dr. Kodliuk Tetiana

    Data Scientist – V.I.Tech


    Dr. Kodliuk Tetiana is a Data Scientist in V.I.Tech. She works with Mathematics and Data analysis for the last 8 years and has got the degree of Ph.D. in Mathematics. In the range of her interests are: Machine learning methods, Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing, Recommendations systems, Time Series analysis. In everyday life, she uses Python, also Pyspark and other Big Data technologies for Data Science tasks.

  • Picture of Dr. Ravi Vijayaraghavan

    Vice President and Head Analytics, Flipkart


    Dr. Ravi is a Vice President at Flipkart where he leads the Analytics organization. This team is responsible for leveraging data, analytics and science to create true business impact across the value chain of the business.

    Prior to joining FlipkartRavi was the Chief Data Scientist and Global Head of the Analytics and Data Sciences Organization at [24]7 inc. – a silicon valley based company that builds software products for customer service and sales. At

  • Picture of Dr. Shailesh  Kumar

    Chief Scientist and Co-Founder, ThirdLeap


    Over fifteen years of experience in applying and innovating machine learning, statistical pattern recognition, and data mining algorithms to hard prediction problems in a wide variety of domains including: remote sensing, text mining, bio-informatics, computer vision and image understanding, transaction data mining, retail analytics, neurological data, risk analytics in financial domain,and web analytics.

    Specialties: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Data Mining and Statistical Pattern Recognition, Reinforcement Learning, Text Mining / Computationa

  • Picture of Dr. Sougata  Mukherjea

    Chief Technologist & Head Telecom & Mobile Research, IBM India Research Lab


    Leads the Telecom & Mobile Research department in IBM India Research Lab. His research interests include Middleware technologies and its applications to Telecom, Analytics and Visualization. He has several patents as well as multiple publications in reputed Computer Science conferences and journals in these research areas. His group has developed many innovative technologies in the Telecom and Mobile domain some of which have been integrated into IBM products or licensed to customers. Sougata received his Ph.D. from Georgia Institute of Technology, USA in Computer Science. Prior to

  • Picture of Dr. Vijay  Gabale

    Co-founder and CTO at Huew


    Dr. Vijay is co-founder and CTO at Huew. Huew is a discovery and search engine for fashion inspirations and fashion e-commerce. Prior to Huew, he worked as a research scientist in IBM Research Labs, India. Vijay obtained his PhD from IIT Bombay, India. He is passionate about applying deep technology to solve large-scale business and consumer problems that can have long-lasting impact.

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    Sr. Vice President & Head - IT and Post Production at Sony Pictures Networks India

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    VP - Engineering & Analytics at Myntra

  • Picture of Deepali  Gupta

    Senior Assistant Editor, The Economic Times

  • Picture of Deepak  Ghodke

    Country Manager, Tableau India


    Deepak is Country Manager for Tableau India and is responsible for ensuring customer success and driving the growth of Tableau in India.

    He spent his early years with Tableau in Dallas where he worked on Enterprise Sales, and was responsible for various sales territories in the Enterprise and Federal government space. Prior to Tableau, Deepak was with the Hyperion practice at Oracle managing major accounts for the Enterprise Performance. He has also spent many years in the Business Intelligence market, enabling field sales and presales at Hyperion. He also has a strong consulting services background from his days at i2 Technologie

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    Special Chief Secretary & IT Advisor to the Chief Minister - Govt. of AP


    The prime focus of J.A. Chowdary, IT Adviser to the Government of Andhra Pradesh is to mobilise investments, create IT ecosystem, and provide more jobs. Mr. Chowdary says that the IT industry in India and in the U.S. will be roped in to kick-start IT initiatives in Amaravati, the proposed capital of Andhra Pradesh.

    Mr. Chowdary will also serve as ex-officio Secretary to the Government in the Chief Minister’s Office. His role includes advising and assisting the government in bringing in investments, generating employm

  • Picture of Kingshuk  Banerjee

    Director Business Analytics and Strategy Consulting, Global Business Services, IBM

  • Picture of Kunal Jain

    Founder & CEO of Analytics Vidhya

    Kunal is the Founder & CEO of Analytics Vidhya, India’s largest analytics community. Analytics Vidhya is a community-based knowledge portal and has more than 70,000 registered users on the portal. Before starting Analytics Vidhya, Kunal has worked with Capital One and Aviva Life Insurance across the globe.
  • Picture of Madhur  Shukla

    Data Scientist, Edelweiss

  • Picture of M A  Parthasarathy

    Chief Product Officer, Mindshare South Asia


    Parthasarathy has spent over 22 years in the Advertising & Marketing Communications Industry.

    He leads Product & Strategy at Mindshare, India’s largest Media Communications Agency, and a part of WPP, the largest communications conglomerate in the world.

    In his current role as Chief Product Officer, Parthasarathy leads a community of Communications Strategy & Data/Analytics experts across 8 Mindshare offices in South Asia. This community drives the usage of Mindshare’s proprietary “Original Thinking” planning framework, manages & evolves a bespoke set of tools, manages strategic product

  • Picture of Mukesh  Jain

    CTO, VFS Global; Partner, Big Data Product Factory


    A Techno-Biz Leader with 21+yrs experience, leading multinational organizations (VFS Global, NICE, MICROSOFT & RELIANCE JIO) in Technology, Product Management, Analytics & Digital Transformation

    With a unique mix of Technology, Business, Management and People, he has built expertise in setting up large GIC (Global Inhouse Centres) in India, lead global sustainable teams, grow the business globally & deliver technology innovation consistently.

    He is current CTO @ VFS Global leading Product & Technology Innovation.

    Prior to this, he led the setup of NICE in Pune and built the India

  • Picture of Nasir  Usman Shaikh

    Director HR, Leader of GDC HRBP function, Atos India

  • Picture of Rajeswari  Aradhyula

    Chief People Officer, Fractal Analytics


    Rajeswari is the Chief People Officer. She started her career in analytics 16 years ago, and has been a delivery and consulting leader. With cross cultural and diverse experience across Insurance, CPG and Hospitality industries, Raj’s focus has been on embedding and institutionalizing analytics. She has led multiple engagements to codify and scale analytics across business units. In her current role, she is responsible for leading the human capital team and building a great place to work.

  • Picture of Sameer  Ratolikar

    Chief Information Security Officer & Senior Vice President at HDFC Bank


    In his current role of Chief Information Security Officer & Senior Vice President at HDFC Bank, Sameer Ratolikar heads the Information Security Group and provides leadership to the development and implementation of Information Security program across the Bank.

    Prior he served as Chief Information Security Office with Axis Bank, where he was responsible for developing and implementing robust information strategies in line with business IT initiatives in a time-bound manner. Additionally, he ensured dom

  • Picture of Sudeepta Chaudhuri

    Head BI & Advanced Analytics, Idea Cellular


    Sudeepta Chaudhuri, Vice President, Idea Cellular Ltd is currently heading the BI and Advanced Analytics function in his organization. Prior to joining Idea he worked as an Economist with the Aditya Birla Group and the Tatas. He also served the field of Market research with Nielson and the field of education as a lecturer in Economics. He started his career with Indian Army. With this diverse background of Policy Research, Market research and Consultancy he setup the analytics function for Idea.

    He is a postgraduate in Economics from North Bengal University, Darjeeling and has done his masters in Financial Managem

  • Picture of S. M.  Sahai

    Joint Secretary, National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS), Govt. Of India

  • Picture of Vanitha DSilva

    Head Data Sciences, Oxigen Services


    Head Data Sciences at Oxigen Services Driven by identifying patterns, deriving insights and problem solving, data science and Vanitha is a natural fit. She has been instrumental in Oxigen’s evolution to a data-driven organization backed by more than a decade of experience in gleaning actionable insight and scalable data science solutions. She navigates Oxigen through unchartered waters by transforming data into stories using ML, Big Data technology and sometimes just plain grit. Along with her team, they aim to challenge conventional wisdom by building cool data products to guide on-the-ground operations and overall strategy

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    Managing Director, NVIDIA South Asia.


    Mr. Vishal Dhupar is the Managing Director of NVIDIA South Asia. As a 25 year&#39;s experienced professional in the information and communication technology industry, Vishal has managed and led companies to leadership position across diverse businesses viz. servers, graphics, engineering design, security, networking and data storage. Vishal has to his credit the success of DCM, Digital Equipment, SGI, Autodesk, Sun Microsystems, Symantec and now NVIDIA. Vishal has driven strategic business growth in the marketplace for the organisations and has successfully steered teams towards the achievement of targets and high levels of cus