Alok is the Data Science leader for CMG group of Big Four. He serves as the Editorial Review
Board member and is the Data Science Advisor for IISER, Mohali. Alok brings more than 18
years’ experience in data science and AI. His areas of expertise include Advanced Machine
Learning, NLP and Deep Learning. He is passionate about open source and building, training,
and mentoring data science/AI teams.
In his current role, Alok has been instrumental in conceptualizing and building open source AI
products to glean insights. Prior to this, he helped set up the India Knowledge Center of a data
science consulting firm and was a co-founder and Chief Data Scientist of BizAlgo Systems, a
data science startup. Before that, he established the consulting division of Institute of Public
Enterprise as a professor of data science and authored a book, many book chapters and
He is an MBA from IIFM, pass out from inaugural batch of Executive Program in Business
Analytics from IIM Kolkata and has abandoned PhD twice. He devotes his free time to long
distance running, reading, researching and bringing awareness about data science & AI.