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Bhasker Gupta
Bhasker Gupta
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Bhasker is a Data Science evangelist and practitioner with proven record of thought leadership and incubating analytics practices for various organizations. With over 16 years of experience in the area of Business Analytics, he is well recognized as an expert within the industry. Earlier, Bhasker worked as Vice President at Goldman Sachs. He is B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi and MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow.

10 Biggest Tech Acquisitions of 2019 (So Far)

Almost half of the year is gone and 2019 already seems rife with some heated acquisition in technology space. Here are 10 biggest of them in last 5 and half months with a disclosed acquisition amount. 1. Worldpay acquired by…

Why Salesforce Acquired Tableau?

Yesterday, Salesforce announced its acquisition of Tableau at an enterprise value of approximately $15.7 billion. At 2018 revenue of $1.16 billion, Tableau acquisition was almost 13.5x. This is also a 31% premium over Tableau’s $10.9 billion market capitalization. Tableau is…

7 Online Artificial Intelligence Tools To Generate Your Own Music

The history of music is more than just creativity, it’s about technological innovation as well. From the invention of musical instruments to augmenting it with electric in the 1950s, to the advent of synthesizers and electronic music – with each…

Bad News from Cloudera & MapR: Is 2019 The Year Of Demise For Big Data

Last few weeks have brought in a string of bad news in the big data space. Publicly listed big data firm Cloudera revealed its CEO Tom Reilly is stepping down. The company lowered its 2020 guidance, followed by its share…

A Chat With Amitava Dutta Of Visa On Data Science In South East Asia

Visa has a lot of focus on data science and almost all products with the organization aims to embed analytics in its core. Much of the work around data science within Visa happens from its India and Singapore offices. We…

How Munich Re Is Utilizing Data Science For Success

Insurance industry has seen various up and downs in last decade, owning to a series of political and industry wide occurrences. Insurance has become one of the most challenging businesses over years and lot of insurers are venturing into newer…

How Is The Banking Industry In Malaysia Adopting Data Science – A Practitioner’s Perspective

Ratul has more than 11 years of experience in technology and advanced analytics, machine learning and AI systems, primarily focused on consumer and SME lending. Ratul worked in leading credit bureau Transunion Cibil in India, where he worked more on…

Perspectives on AI Adoption Strategy and Trends in Singapore

Singapore is the financial hub of South East Asia. Given the number of financial firms that have setup their operations in the country, one wonders how much the organizations there have adopted AI and data science. I was in Singapore…

How This Leading Telecom Firm From Malaysia Is Embarking On AI Journey

Maxis is a leading communications provider in Malaysia for mobile, home and business needs on 4G and fibre, and providing easy ways to own the latest smartphones. Headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the firm provides a variety of communication products,…

How Analytics And AI Can Create Inclusive Business Growth In South East Asia

Axiata Group Berhad is a Malaysian telecommunications conglomerate with extensive operations in Asia. It is the country’s largest wireless carrier. We spoke to Pedro URIA-RECIO, head of Axiata Analytics Center, about the work he is doing and analytics in general…

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