40 Under 40 Data Scientists

Recognizing Young Data Scientists in India

40Under40 is an attempt towards recognizing the leading data scientists in India who have successfully transformed data into meaningful insights. The award recognizes India’s young Data Scientists and leaders who are supporting the growth of analytics in their organisation, have deep industry and analytics expertise and are addressing the insights gap for clients by addressing their most complex challenges.

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This prestigious award brings together the brightest leaders in the Data Science field in India and celebrates their achievements. These young scientists are the driving force behind Data Science field in India and its their vision that is shaping the Indian Analytics Landscape. This award recognizes and distinguishes the data scientists, the real innovators and achievers of analytics industry and separates them from the rest of the crowd. Nominees are carefully reviewed and selected by our team of editors and industry veterans.

2020 nominations are closed. Winners will be recognized at the annual Machine Learning Developers Summit 2020 to be held in January 2020 in Bangalore.

40Under40 award recognizes and celebrates dynamic data science leaders who, through their unique analytics strategies are delivering tangible business impact and have fostered a data-native culture. As data scientists, these visionaries are creating an environment that is inspiring and innovative. These individuals — the most prominent data scientists in the industry have demonstrated considerable expertise in implementing Analytics in innovative ways to drive business insights and enable growth.

Nominations for 40Under40 can be submitted by individuals, CXOs, head of Analytics, internal or external PR representatives. After being reviewed by our editors, each application would be evaluated by a jury comprising of industry experts, academicians, business heads and CAO’s.

For the 40Under40 award, nominees should be currently serving as Data Scientist and have at least 5 years of experience. Along with significant career accomplishments, the individual inducted into the awards would have delivered substantial business impact, technology vision and inspirational leadership. S/he would have demonstrated expertise in building new business models based on data assets, significantly advance the data scientist role ,create a positive influence on the analytics ecosystem in India and contributed to the growth of analytics industry in India.

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Last Year’s Winners

Saurabh Khanna – Vice President at Bank Of America

Senthil – Senior data scientist at Cholamandalam investment and finance ltd

Jacob Joseph – Lead Data Scientist at Clevertap

Zabi Ulla S РSr. Director – Advance Analytics & Data science at Course5 Intelligence

Satya Gautam Vadlamudi – Head of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence at CreditVidya

Navneet Kumar – Manager at CVENT

Ravi Shukla – Senior Advisor, Data Science, GBS Performance Analytics Group at Dell EMC


Ruble Joseph – Associate Vice President – Lead, Advanced Analytics Center of Excellence at eClerx

Shibsankar Das – Senior Lead Data Scientist at Envestnet | Yodlee

Chirag Jain – Assistant Vice President at Genpact

Asadullah Ansari – at Harman International Industries, Inc

Sunil D Patil – Senior Data Scientist at IBM INDIA PVT LTD

Avi Patchava – Vice President – Data Sciences and Machine Learning at InMobi Technologies Pvt. Ltd

Deepika Goel – Director at JLT Group

Shantanu Bhattacharyya – Data Scientist at Locus

Pradeepta Mishra – Chief Data Scientist at Lymbyc Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

Sonny Laskar – Associate Director – Automation & Analytics at Microland

Rahul Gupta – Associate Vice President & Head- Pricing & Data Science at OYO

Dr. Sunil Kumar Vuppala – PRINCIPAL SCIENTIST at PHILIPS Research India

Akshay Kulkarni – Senior Data Scientist at Sapient

Sanjeev Sharma – Founder, Director and CEO at Swaayatt Robots

Dr. Indrajit Mandal – Head, Cognitive Centre of Excellence, Cognitive Business Operations, TCS at Tata Consultancy Services

Shrey Srivastava – Manager – Marketing Analytics at UBER (India)

Jayanta Pal – Staff Data Scientist at Zendrive Technologies

Rajat Narang – Director, Absolutdata Labs at Absolutdata Research and Analytics Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

Pawan Gupta – Co founder and CEO at Betterhalf.ai

Dipyaman Sanyal – Founder-CEO at dono consulting


Viswanath Reddy (Vishy) – Head of Innovation at Tibil Solutions

Aswani Yeraguntla – Director – Analytics Solutions & Platforms at Tiger Analytics

Ranajoy Bose – Solution Engineering Manager at Oracle

D.BINU – Managing Director at RESBEE INFO. TECHNOLOGIES Pvt. Ltd

Sanjay Thawakar – Vice President at Max Life Insurance

Manish Khandelwal – Engineering Manager – Data Science at MiQ Digital Ltd

Raj Koganti – Head-Data, Analytics & Pricing at Acko General Insurance Ltd

Krupal Modi – Machine Learning Head at Haptik

Ashwini Agrawal – Director at BRIDGEi2i Analytics Solutions

Raman Shrivastava – CEO and AI Lead at Marax AI Inc