Our Team

Hindol Basu,
CEO

  • Engineer, MBA, Data Scientist, Author, Teacher, “Top 10 Data Scientist in India (2015)”

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  • 16 years in Analytics Consulting advising clients in India, Asia Pacific and North America in financial services, manufacturing and retail
  • The pioneer in establishing credit bureau analytics for the Indian market; developed the first set of credit bureau scores for the Indian credit bureau
  • Developed innovative solution frameworks in IOT, leveraging macro-economic data for risk estimation and building grey-box ML frameworks
  • Co-author of the book titled “Business Analytics: Applications To Consumer Marketing” published by McGrawHill India
  • Teaches analytics in various professional and academic programs

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Bijoy Khandelwal,
Head of Product & Engineering

  • Masters in computer science

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  • Extensive Hadoop and Big Data stack development expertise
  • Developed streaming and IOT data management solutions across sensor data, click stream data and social data
  • Tech stack development and data warehousing expert

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Syed Bilal,
Head of 
Data Science

  • Bilal works on building cutting edge machine learning solution across traditional and unstructured data sources.

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  • Currently Bilal’s area of interest spans across innovations in text mining, image analytics and deep learning.
  • He is also dedicating himself in developing a truly code-driven machine learning workbench for heavy duty machine learning applications.
  • Bilal had worked as a senior data scientist at Swiss Re before joining Actify Data Labs

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Arnov Kumar,
Head Financial Services

  • Arnov works with business users to identify problems that can be solved by the application of machine learning.

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  • Arnov is extremely passionate about helping clients drive ROI from machine learning and engages with operational business managers and strategic leaders to help put machine learning in action.
  • Arnov’s research interest lies in the area of optimization and applications of optimization techniques for solving decisioning and resource allocation problems across business verticals.
  • He has joined Actify Data Labs from FICO where he was responsible for conceptualizing, developing and implementing optimization and risk management solution in the Asia Pacific

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Puneet Tripathi,
Head of 
Consumer Business

  • Retail analytics expert, with deep expertise in big data and data management, conceptualization, development and deployment of analytics products

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  • Depth of expertise in creating open source product stack
  • Experience in creating scalable analytics solutions using Spark, Python, Kafka and Hadoop
  • Experience of working with business users in the retail and consumer packaged goods industry to understand the value delivery framework and the implementation challenges required to derive value from analytics
  • Past experience at Dunnhumby and BlackRock in data and analytics product development and consulting

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