Dr. Pulak Ghosh is currently a faculty of Decision Sciences and Center of Public Policy of the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB). He also holds the IIMB Chair Professor of Excellence position. Prof. Ghosh serves as a senior fellow at Niti Aayog (Govt of India’s highest policy making body) and consults the Govt. on various issues of Economics, Agriculture, Data driven Policy, AI etc.
His main research and teaching interest are in Big data, Machine learning, AI, Fintech Economics, and public policy. Pulak has published over 70 research articles in internationally reputed journals. He is currently serving in the editorial board of the Journal of Royal Statistical Society and served in the editorial board of Journal of the American Statistical Association.
Prof. Ghosh was the Advisory group of Big data at the United Nations (UN) Global Pulse, a big data initiative by UN. He is a member of the prestigious Karnataka Knowledge Commission and Co-Chairman of the big data initiative. He is Executive member of the start-up council of Govt. of Rajasthan. Prof. Ghosh is a senior advisor of McKinsey for big data and emerging technologies. He serves in the advisory board of various organizations, and also member of various national and international committees on big data, AI and fintech. He has been named as one of the top 5 data scientist in the world (of Indian origin) by Techradar in 2017.