Kiran drives data sciences & advanced analytics projects across sales & marketing, digital, partner, pricing and e-commerce in his functional role. He also dotted line leads the Information Innovation Center (IIC) in India which has teams like Master Data Management, Business Intelligence & Analytics.
Prior to VMware, Kiran headed analytics & data sciences for Sales, Marketing & Customer at Flipkart and for the e-business & search teams at Dell. During his days at Dell, he was awarded the 2012 India Innovator of the Year award by Michael Dell in person. He has led several concept-to-completion projects at VMware, Flipkart & Dell.
Kiran was ranked amongst the top 10 data miners on Kaggle for more than a year. He was the winner of the KDD 2014 Cup organized by Association for Computing Machinery – Knowledge, Discovery and Data Mining and was also ranked among the top 10 data scientists in India in 2015.
A computer science engineer from MSRIT and a post-graduate from Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIM-K), Kiran is passionate about data sciences at work and outside of it!