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2016-2017 Class Profile

Aakriti Garg

Aakriti Garg

Aakriti graduated with bachelor’s of engineering degree in electronics and communication from RV College of Engineering, India and then joined Cisco as a business analyst. Her college work included projects on design of biometric identification model using hand vein patterns, accelerometer operated wheelchair for quadriplegic patients, use of genetic algorithm and artificial neural network to capture the relationship between land use factors and landslides.

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Abhisek Gupta

Abhisek Gupta

Abhisek graduated from the National Institute of Technology, located in Silchar, India, in 2014. There he earned a degree in civil engineering. His fascination with analytics started when he read Thomas Picketty’s Capital in 21st Century. The book’s exploration of historical data to analyze inequality drew his interest into analytics. 

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Akhilesh Karumanchi

Akhilesh Karumanchi

Akhilesh is from Hyderabad, located in South India. He graduated in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in electronics and communication engineering from SRM University, Chennai. He was in the top 5% of his department’s academic rankings. 

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Akshay Ahuja

Akshay Ahuja

He interned for six months at Zoomcar, a tech-based car rental startup in Bangalore, as a product and operations analyst. He was responsible for launching a new operations product, which involved the delivery and collection of cars from the user’s address. He witnessed first-hand how all decision-making for this product was based on the insights gained from analysis of existing data.

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Amar Iyengar

Amar Iyengar

Amar is a native of Indiana and graduated from Indiana University – Bloomington in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in public affairs.  As an avid sports fan, Amar was introduced to analytics through sports analytics articles. 

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Anupama Bharathula

Anupama Bharathula

Anupama graduated from S.P.Jain Mumbai with an MBA in marketing. She completed her undergraduate education in electrical engineering from National Institute of Technology, India. She has more that three years of global experience in product development and product marketing across automotive, IT and banking sectors. 

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Daihe Han

Daihe Han

Mr. Daihe Han graduated from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications with a bachelor’s degree in communication engineering in 2016. He worked in UN for two months as an intern in 2015. 

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Deepti Bahel

Deepti Bahel

Deepti has 5 years of work experience in business analytics and consulting.  She has receved a degree in engineering from NSIT, Delhi, one of the top engineering schools in India, in Instrumentation and Control. 

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Gao Han

Gao Han

After obtaining his master’s degree in engineering from the University of Science & Tech Beijing, Han worked in Befesa Steel Services as manager assistant. He collaborated with European colleagues to develop business in China. 

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Jingwen Sang

Jingwen Sang

Jingwen Sang graduated from Guangdong University of Foreign Studies with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics in 2016. Jingwen’s interest in business analytics was sparked by quantitative courses she took during her undergraduate study, such as econometrics, where she used statistical models and mathematics knowledge to analyze economic and investment data  and analyzed stock prices. 

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Komal Suresh

Komal Suresh

Komal Suresh graduated from R.V. College of Engineering with a bachelor’s degree in instrumentation technology in 2014. She was first exposed to the world of analytics when she joined EXL Services (a business solutions provider), as a business analyst after completing her undergraduate program.

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Laxman Puram

Laxman Puram

Laxman Puram is an aspiring business analyst who brings experience as a former software developer to help companies leverage technology,analyze data and solve problems efficiently. Laxman graduated with a bachelor’s degree in technology from VIT University in Vellore, India, in 2013. 

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Mani Awasthi

Mani Awasthi

Mani is an aspiring data scientist with a background of three years of professional experience in business intelligence and data-analytics. She received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and master’s degree in chemistry from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani in 2013.

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Mayank Gupta

Mayank Gupta

Mayank graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. His interest towards Management thrived during his summer internship at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, where he worked in the department of Industrial Engineering.  

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Hinhang Wu

Hinhang Wu

Hinhang graduated from the College of Science at Purdue University with a bachelor’s degree in actuarial science and applied statistics in May 2016. He has always possessed a passion in mathematics and problem solving since he was a child.  

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Prerana Ghosh

Prerana Ghosh

Prerana graduated from the M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore in 2013 with a bachelor's degree in information science and engineering. Upon graduation, she started her career at Thomson Reuters as an associate systems engineer. During this time, she worked as a windows server administrator.

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Sam Hiatt

Sam Hiatt

Sam graduated from Purdue University with a bachelor’s degree in mathematical statistics in the May of 2016. This program focused on theoretical aspects of statistics, however, the program’s practical elements sparked his interest in analytics.  

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Shivayogi Biradar

Shivayogi Biradar

Shivayogi Biradar was born in Delhi, and since early age, he was obsessed with machines and mathematics. This led him to earn his mechanical engineering degree. His final year project on engine simulations with chicken fat as biodiesel was judged the best project by the State Government Transport Authority.

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Viraaj Shah

Viraaj Shah

Viraaj graduated from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies University in 2014 with a dual degree, a bachelor of technology in electronics and telecommunications an an MBA. During the five-year duration of his coursework, he undertook multiple internships across industries and vocations. 

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Xiaoshuang Wang

Xiaoshuang Wang

Xiaoshuang graduated from Purdue University with a bachelor’s degree in economics in 2016. In addition to her understanding of economics and finance, she has developed mathematics, problem solving, and computer skills.

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Xinqi Gao

Xinqi Gao

Xinqi Gao graduated from Purdue University with a bachelor’s degree in core mathematics and statistics in 2016. Her short-term goal is to work for a leading multinational financial, investment banking or securities firm, in data analysis with a strong desire to work with business incubators, new start-ups or R&D.

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