Anish AgarwalDirector, Data & Analytics at NatWest
Recognised as Top 100 influential Leaders in Asian Analytics Industry and Top 40 under 40 Data Scientists in India, Dr.Anish is a professional with over 20 years of experience with exceptional expertise of delivering value through innovative use of data across a spectrum of industry verticals. An informed opinion Leader and the go-to person in the field of Data Analytics, Data Visualisation, Strategy Design, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Dr.Anish is a trusted expert who has moved and inspired people and organisations with innovative ideas, scaling them into sustainable change not just in one company but in an industry, niche or across an entire ecosystem, globally. Dr. Anish has authored more than 15 articles on various subjects related to Artificial Intelligence and advanced Data & Analytics and delivered keynote sessions in more than 70 national and international conferences. Some of his most well-known work as an AI Leader includes: The interlock between Artificial Intelligence & Quantum Computing; Application of Artificial Intelligence in Wireless Communications; Boosting Memory-Based Collaborative Filtering Using Content-Metadata and Artificial Intelligence & Ethics (Issues and conversations keep AI experts up at night). Along with his technical contributions to the field, he is also a leading voice at the national level for advocating for ethics and diversity in AI and STEM and has received numerous awards and recognition for his work. He also spends time mentoring aspiring Data Scientists and has also been recognised as Top Five Data Science mentors in India. He is on panel of a number of AI themed industry bodies. He is also a member of the advisory board of colleges/ universities intending to set-up structured courses on Data Science and Artificial Intelligence. He is an alumnus of Harvard Business School and MIT Sloan Business School and is also a visiting guest faculty in a number of colleges and universities in India.