ANALYTICS50 Awards

Recognising 50 Best Minds in Indian Analytics Ecosystem

Analytics50 is an effort towards recognizing the best minds in the Indian Analytics industry who have successfully transformed data into meaningful insights.

This prestigious award celebrates the men and women behind the success of Data Science in India, who have helped in molding the Indian Analytics Landscape. These award aim to recognize and distinguish the leaders from the crowd and the innovators from the ordinary. Applicants are handpicked by our editors and industry veterans and vetted against the best in the industry.

Awards Winners

Here are the confirmed winners for the awards till date. Expect 50 winner who are accelerating the analytics adoption for Indian Businesses. Check back this space again.
Guruprasad P.M

Guruprasad P.M

Head of Business Intelligence at Star India
Mani Bhushan

Mani Bhushan

Head – Product Development, Analytics, Market Research, Reach Expansion and Innovation at Bluedart Express
Vishal Gupta

Vishal Gupta

Head - I.T. at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals
Rajiv Jain

Rajiv Jain

Head of Analytics & Credit Intelligence (VP) at Paisabazaar.com
Shailesh Kumar

Shailesh Kumar

Chief Data Scientist at Reliance Jio

Jitendra Singh

Jitendra Singh

CIO at JK Cement
Vishal Ahuja

Vishal Ahuja

Head of Risk Management at Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Company
Sayan Sen

Sayan Sen

Head - HDFC Life Data Labs
Vinay Gupta

Vinay Gupta

Head of Analytics at Suzlon
Sidharth Kedia

Sidharth Kedia

Head, Corporate Strategy, M&A, Data Sciences at Viacom18 Media

Pratham Hegde

Pratham Hegde

Head of Marketing Sciences at Facebook India
Vyom Upadhyay

Vyom Upadhyay

Head of Business Intelligence at ICICI Bank
Rasleen Kaur

Rasleen Kaur

Head, Corporate Strategy & Investor Relations at Policybazaar
Piyush Chowhan

Piyush Chowhan

CIO at Arvind Lifestyle Brands
Kapil Malhotra

Kapil Malhotra

Head of Analytics at PepsiCo

Dwiraj Bose

Dwiraj Bose

Head of Artificial Intelligence & Advanced Analytics CoE at Prudential Assurance
Ankur Jain

Ankur Jain

Head of Business Intelligence at Reliance Nippon Life Ins.
Amit Gupta

Amit Gupta

Head, Strategy and New Revenue Development at HT Media
Sumit Puri

Sumit Puri

Head Loyalty and Analytics at Shoppers Stop
Atul Nigam

Atul Nigam

CIO at Micromax

Vineet Bhardwaj

Vineet Bhardwaj

Head of IT at Godrej Properties
Niranjan Ramakrishnan

Niranjan Ramakrishnan

Group Head IT at Kauvery Group of Hospitals
Shivani Venkatesh

Shivani Venkatesh

Head Client Insights at RBL Bank
Shailesh Joshi

Shailesh Joshi

CIO at Birla Estates
Sandeep Chordia

Sandeep Chordia

Head of Strategy and Digital Business at Kotak Securities

Dhinesh Rajamanickam

Dhinesh Rajamanickam

Chief Manager - Business Analytics at TVS Credit Services
Puesh Ajmani

Puesh Ajmani

Head of Advanced Analytics & Insights at Mahindra & Mahindra
Sayed Peerzade

Sayed Peerzade

Group CIO at Reliance Big Entertainment
Rishi Swami

Rishi Swami

Head of Data Science at OYO
Vijay Nair

Vijay Nair

Director Analytics at Lowe

Devendra Sharnagat

Devendra Sharnagat

SVP, Analytics and Customer Value Management at Kotak Mahindra Bank
Amitkumar Banka

Amitkumar Banka

VP Digital Operations at Hotstar India
Milan Kumar

Milan Kumar

Global CIO at WABCO
Saurabh Awasthi

Saurabh Awasthi

Head Of Analytics at Cigna TTK Health Insurance
Avik Sarkar

Avik Sarkar

Head, Data Analytics Cell at NITI Aayog

Arindam Biswas

Arindam Biswas

Head - Digital Intelligence COE at FedEx
Ankit Gupta

Ankit Gupta

Head of Analytics at Healthkart
Krishnakumar Ramasubramanian

Krishnakumar Ramasubramanian

SVP & Head of Analytics CoE at Max Life Insurance
Prakhar Mehrotra

Prakhar Mehrotra

Head of Data Science, Finance at Uber
Gunjan Gupta

Gunjan Gupta

SVP & Head of Analytics at Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance

Anand Sundaram

Anand Sundaram

Head of Analytics at Yes Bank
Kaushik Ghate

Kaushik Ghate

SVP & Head - Consumer Analytics and Data Sciences at HDFC Bank
Paritosh Anand

Paritosh Anand

VP & Group Head - Analytics at Reliance Industries
Indranath Mukherjee

Indranath Mukherjee

Head of Strategic Analytics at XL Catlin India
Ankur Narang

Ankur Narang

SVP - Technology & Decision Sciences at Yatra.com

Paresh Goel

Paresh Goel

SVP and Head of Decision Science at Indusind Bank
Manindra Mohan

Manindra Mohan

Head of Analytics at Amazon Prime Video India
Amit Soni

Amit Soni

Group Head—Analytics in Piramal Enterprises
Uma Talreja

Uma Talreja

Chief Digital Officer at Raymond
Venkat Nettimi

Venkat Nettimi

EVP, Head of Strategy and Consumer Insights at Zee Entertainment

Deep Thomas

Deep Thomas

Chief Data and Analytics Officer at Aditya Birla Group
Ravi Vijayaraghavan

Ravi Vijayaraghavan

Head of Analytics at Flipkart


About the Awards

2018 nominations are now open. Winners will be recognized at the annual Machine Conference & Awards Ceremony taking place in May 2018 in Mumbai.

Analytics50 recognizes individuals for excellence in Analytics. These individuals have implemented Analytics in innovative ways to deliver business insights and enable growth. Nominations for Analytics50 can be submitted by CXOs, head of Analytics, internal or external PR representatives. After being reviewed by our editors each application would be evaluated by a jury constituted of industry experts, academicians, business heads and CAO’s.

The winners will be recognized by the industry at The Machine Conference May 11, 2018 at Hyatt Regency Mumbai.

Analytics50 is a personal leadership award for outstanding career achievements in analytics & Data science. The awards honor the men and women whose work demonstrates sustained success in mid-sized to large enterprises in India. Nominees must be currently serving as Head of Analytics and have at least 10-15 years’ experience in CAO roles. Along with significant career accomplishments, the CAOs inducted into the awards demonstrate the kind of substantial business impact, technology vision and inspirational leadership that advances the CAO role and creates a positive influence on the analytics profession.

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Awards Category

The Machine Conference is honored to recognize recipients of Analytics50 awards for outstanding achievement in analytics for the following 5 categories

Data Driven CxO

The Data driven CxO Awards are meant to reward executives that have successfully leveraged analytics for their business benefit.

Exemplary Data Scientists

The Exemplary Data Scientists honors senior executives in this space who have shown exemplary history of innovation in furthering the data science as a profession.

The Early Adopters

The Early Adopters Award was instituted to honor head of analytics that have successfully transformed their organizations’ overall strategic direction by embracing analytics, big data and data science.

The Sourcing Luminary

The Sourcing Luminary Award is designed to honor the enterprises that have demonstrated outstanding performance in utilizing third-party analytics services to make business operations cost-effective and agile.

Data Science Transformers

The Data Science Transformers Awards honors head of analytics who have recently embarked on a journey of data science transformation to not only deliver business value but also reinvent what the analytics department represents within an organization.