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. The analytics field appeals to his love of crunching numbers and using statistics to strengthen arguments.
Amar decided to enroll in the MS Business Analytics and Information Management (BAIM) program to strengthen his quantitative and technical skills, in order to better analyze data. More specifically, Amar would like to enhance his skills in data mining, optimization and predictive analytics. His ultimate goal is to be a data analyst focusing on the corporate finance field. He is looking forward to not only developing the proper skills necessary through the MS BAIM program, but also being a part of the inaugural class that sets the standard for the program as a leader in the development of future data analysts.