is a Professor of Decision Sciences and Information Systems at IIM Bangalore and holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics from IIT Bombay. He has over 20-years of teaching and research experience. He is listed as one of the top 10 analytics academics in India by the analytics India magazine. He was awarded the Best Young Teacher Award by the Association of Indian Management Institutions in 2003. He has published more than 60 research articles in leading academic journals. Twenty four of his case studies on Business Analytics based on Indian and multinational organizations have been published at the Harvard Business Publishing's case portal. He has carried out consulting projects for organizations such as The Boston Consulting Group (India) Private Limited, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, Qatar Airways, Mission Hospital, Manipal Hospitals, Scalene Works, Wipro Limited, UNIBIC and the World Health Organization etc.