Head of Innovation and Development
Zubin focuses his efforts on managing an agenda of rapidly implementing innovative analytics technology and next generation statistical techniques into the Mu Sigma ecosystem as well as Fortune 500 organizations.
He has over 19 years of direct experience in applying quantitative and computational methods to extract value from corporate data assets. His past experience includes VP of Decision Sciences at InterContinental hotels group, the world’s largest hotel company. In this role his global team created and managed the enterprise data warehouse, business intelligence, analytics/advanced analytics, and market research departments at IHG, supporting a global internal client base and optimizing the marketing spend of over $500MM. Prior to IHG, he served as a Statistical Modeling Manager at United Parcel Service, primarily applying statistical models to enhance shareholder value at the world’s largest transportation company.
Zubin’s been quoted in the New York Times, as well as many analytics and IT trade magazines; his papers have been published in INFORMS Analytics Magazine and at academic/industry conferences. He has spoken at more than a dozen events, most recently GigaOm Structure Data, Hadoop Summit, SAS Analytics 2012, VMWARE 2012, HIPC 2012, and Enterprise 2.0 2012/2013. His current interests lie in distributed high performance computing, intelligent systems, and computational geometry.
Head of Products & Strategy
Deepinder is responsible for recommending solutions that can scale and meet customer requirements in real time, with the help of assets that are developed in Mu Sigma.
Deepinder has over 12 years of experience in consulting and sales roles. He has previously worked for various enterprise software firms in the areas of business planning and business intelligence. Prior to Mu Sigma, Deepinder worked for Spotfire where he led Pre-Sales for the Financial Services vertical servicing major investment banks, asset management companies and hedge funds. He has also served as a Senior Consultant at Demantra and i2 Technologies.
Deepinder holds a Masters in Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and a Bachelors in Chemical Engineering from IIT, Kanpur.
Head of Talent Management
Sachin is the Head of Talent Management and is based out of India. He is responsible for cultivating an environment that ensures connectedness in the ecosystem.
Prior to Mu Sigma, Sachin was in the commissioned service (Indian Navy) for 21 years. He brings to the table a rich experience in managing and nurturing people, process and methodology, packaged with discipline.
An alum of National Defense Academy (K), Pune, Sachin's key strengths lie in planning, operations, HRM, leadership building, training, administration, projects management, infrastructure development and surveillance & security. He also has hands-on experience in building & leading cross-cultural/ cross-functional teams, promoting team-cohesiveness & sustaining high motivation levels to deliver excellent results.
Sachin holds a B.Sc. from JNU, Delhi and an MBA from PSG Institute of management, Coimbatore.
Head of Sales & Commercial Effectiveness
Shailendra (aka Shelly) is responsible for overall sales and commercial effectiveness in the organization.
With over 20 year of experience in the service industry, Shelly is well-versed in client engagement, building teams, aligning sales resources to a customer-centric vision and managing P&L. In his previous role with IBM, he was Partner and Sales Leader for Global Process Services business for North America, managing large scale of client and P&L.
Shelly is a graduate in commerce, ICWAI-F and attended the executive program at Harvard. He is based out of Chicago, USA.
Head of Presales
Sriram is responsible for helping new clients learn about Mu Sigma – its mission, business model, ecosystem and capabilities before the start of the relationship. Sriram is also responsible for continuous improvement in Sales and Knowledge Management.
Sriram has over 15 years of experience in decision sciences and consulting. In Mu Sigma, he has played several roles in client services, delivery management, training and development and new business development. Prior to Mu Sigma, Sriram worked at ZS Associates, a leading Sales & Marketing consulting firm based in Chicago. Sriram has a Masters in Applied Mathematics from Purdue University and a Bachelors in Engineering from IIT Madras.
Head of Fulfillment
Ambiga is responsible for overall client delivery out of the Bangalore center. With over 13 years of experience in new product development and services, she is well-versed in delivering services that leverage Global Delivery model to Fortune 500 companies.
Prior to Mu Sigma, she has worked for Motorola's research organization, helping conduct user centered research activities and new product development.
Ambiga holds an M.S in Computer Engineering from Wayne State University, and a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University.
Cross Industry Delivery Head
Sayandeb’s role in Mu Sigma entails client delivery, people development and providing thought leadership across multiple client accounts.
He has over 15 years of experience in analytics, business intelligence, and quantitative modeling using advanced data mining techniques and data management. He was one of the founding members of GE’s offshore analytics unit (now Genpact), which he helped them grow from 10 to 750 people. He also has significant domain expertise in Consumer Finance and Insurance business verticals.
Sayandeb has an MS in Quantitative Economics from Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Calcutta & New Delhi; where he ranked first and was the recipient of the ISI Alumni Association gold medal.
In his role in Mu Sigma, Mike is responsible for managing and growing relationship with clients in the Midwest, US.
Mike has spent the last 13 years leading teams that leverage data to develop and deliver an improved customer experience. Prior to joining Mu Sigma, Mike led the Loyalty and CRM group at Walgreens. In this role, he was responsible for loyalty marketing, customer analytics and customer strategy development.
Mike received his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Dayton in 1999 and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Business, Northwestern University in 2004.
Cross Industry Delivery Head
Sridhar has 16 years of experience in building businesses ground up working in areas including technology services, account management and product development. He has worked in US and in India.
After working for Deloitte Consulting (NY) and TATA Motors, Sridhar was part of the founding team that built iSeva (acquired by e4e) from a 6 member team to 2,500 people in 7 years. In his next start up he helped build one of India’s first online local coupon service (open2save), which on failing, successfully pivoted into one of India’s first B2B loyalty and distributor management product (o2s360) with a unique federated middleware architecture – now transitioned to Tally Enterprise Supply Chain products group.
Sridhar holds a B.Tech from IIT Madras @ Chennai and an M.B.A. from IIM Calcutta @ Kolkatta. Any spare time goes into story-telling for his children and watching reruns of Law & Order / Seinfeld / Criminal Minds.
Cross Industry Delivery Head
Prakash Seshadri is responsible for client delivery, people development and providing thought leadership across projects.
Prakash comes with 16+ years of experience in the IT industry, delivering world class products and custom development services to multiple Fortune 500 companies. During his 11+ year stint at JDA Software Group (previously i2 Technologies) as VP of Product Development, he delivered several Supply Chain Management products and custom development services to large customers. Prior to i2 Technologies, he worked at USDATA Corporation (now part of Siemens) delivering products in the Manufacturing Execution Systems and Human Machine Interface space.
Prakash holds a Masters degree in engineering from the University of Texas and a Bachelors degree in engineering from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore. He has also completed an Advanced Management Program from IIM Bangalore. Outside office, he enjoys cricket, watching movies and writes reviews.
Cross Industry Delivery Head
Goutham, in his role, is responsible for client delivery, people development and providing thought leadership across multiple client accounts.
With over 11 years of experience in the analytics industry, he has worked with several Fortune 500 clients, panning diverse business verticals including Travel, Retail, Technology and Pharma.
Prior to joining Mu Sigma, he was with United Airlines where he worked on a broad range of business problems in the airline industry.
Goutham has an MS in Operations Research from State University of New York at Buffalo (SUNY-B) and Bachelors in Industrial Production Engineering from Andhra University.
In his role in Mu Sigma, Puneet is responsible for managing and growing relationship with clients in the West Coast, US.
Puneet has over 16 years of experience in Consulting, client-partner and project management roles for various Technology, Retail and Manufacturing organizations.
Puneet has worked globally leading large teams in developing and implementing large cap projects. Before joining Mu Sigma, he led the Supply Chain Solutions team at Nordstrom Inc.
He holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Computer Sciences from State College of Engineering, Haryana and an MBA from Stern School of Business, New York University.
In his role in Mu Sigma, Mukund is responsible for managing and growing relationship with clients in the South, US.
Mukund has nearly two decades of experience in working with Fortune 500 companies to improve their supply chain and manufacturing operations across CPG, Process, Automotive and Industrial Products sectors. Mukund has led a variety of consulting engagements at Price Waterhouse Coopers and at i2, including strategic assessments, process consulting, package selections, enterprise-wide SAP rollouts and i2 deployments. In his last role at i2 Technologies, he was instrumental in driving significant i2 revenues at multiple large enterprise accounts through innovative business value delivery approaches.
Mukund holds a Master's degree in Business Administration from IIM Calcutta and a Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from IIT Madras.
Mukund Raghunath has several years of consulting experience in the analytics industry. As one of the early members of the team, Mukund has been involved in many aspects of company building at Mu Sigma, where he has played a variety of roles including client management, business development and team building.
As a Client Partner at Mu Sigma, he brings to the table best practices and innovative ideas in analytics application across different industries to benefit clients. He works closely with Fortune 500 companies across Retail, Financial Services and Healthcare domains to address a broad range of business issues. Prior to joining Mu Sigma, Mukund worked as a consultant at ZS Associates, a sales and marketing consulting firm in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry.
Mukund earned his Master’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Illinois and an MBA with honors from the University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business.
At Mu Sigma, Krishna is responsible for bringing the Mu Sigma eco-system of People, Platforms and Processes together to institutionalize decision support and analytics across client organizations.
His main areas of interest include behavioral sciences and supply chain optimization. He has over 20 years of strong background in business consulting.
Prior to joining Mu Sigma, he was part of a non-profit that helped the Indian government in the conceptualization and design of the largest citizen identity project ever attempted in the world.
Krishna holds a Master’s Degree from IIM–Calcutta and Bachelor’s Degree from IIT–Delhi.
Chief Financial Officer
Atul Bansal is the Chief Financial Officer for Mu Sigma and is based out of India. He is responsible for all strategic and tactical matters that relate to budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs and securing external funding for the company. In his role, he provides leadership and coordination in business planning as well as offer financial assistance for the company’s growth strategy.
Atul comes with a rich experience of close to three decades. Prior to joining Mu Sigma, Atul spent a substantial part of his career years with the conglomerate Tata Group, where he was involved in activities ranging from establishing the insurance JV with AIG to restructuring and valuations and the issue of bonds, as well as equity instruments such as GDRs. Eventually he went on to join Tata Sky (a joint venture with NewsCorp).
Before the Tata Group, he worked with MetLife, a US-based insurance company, where he was responsible for investments and Assets/Liability matching.
Atul is a Chartered Accountant and is also a CFA charter holder. He holds an MBA from Wharton.
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