Speaker "Anurag Wakhlu" Details Back



Data Science for Business (non technical)


Who is this presentation for?
Folks (business, marketing, operations, engineers who want the big picture, analysts/strategists, Innovation Officers, analysts etc) who want an overview of Data Science (including big data, AI/ML overview), what is it and its uses across different industries.
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What you'll learn?
What is Data Science (non technical) How did we get to so much data? Business applications - What can we do with all this data?


Anurag Wakhlu, CFA is the Global Business Director for Financial Services at Dassault Systèmes. He brings a powerful combination of both, investment management as well as financial services technology experience, spanning 25 years. Anurag has recently been heading the development of a financial Risk Prediction & Portfolio construction solution, using machine learning and advanced analytics, which has significant applications across asset management, retail banking and insurance. He is also heading the blockchain business strategy for the company. Prior to Dassault Systèmes, Anurag was a Bond Strategist at State Street Global Advisors (SSGA), helping develop investment strategy and manage risk. In addition, Anurag has held senior technology positions at SSGA, Fidelity Investments and Yantra - an IBM subsidiary. He has delivered strategic business value through global enterprise solutions and created sophisticated applications for Investment & Risk Analytics, Trading and Business Intelligence. Anurag has an MBA from Babson College in Massachusetts, and a Bachelor of Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology (I.I.T.) in Bombay, India, and is a CFA Institute Charter holder.