Dr. Tuhin Chattopadhyay is an eminent business analytics and data science thought leader among both the academic and corporate fraternity of analytics. He was awarded Analytics and Insight Leader of the Year in 2017 by KamiKaze B2B Media and was featured in India's Top 10 Data Scientists – 2016 by Analytics India Magazine. As an academician turned practitioner, Tuhin spent the first ten years of his career in teaching business statistics, research and analytics at a number of reputed B-Schools of India before joining the analytics industry. Currently, being a seasoned professional in the analytics industry, Tuhin works as Associate Director at The Nielsen Company and is responsible for providing full suite of advanced analytics consultancy services to meet the evolving needs of the industry. Tuhin has a proven record of accomplishment of a transformational leader with unique expertise in turning around traditional business intelligence projects into advanced analytics at roles based out of India / SE Asia / USA with CMO/CTO/CEO profile exposure.
Tuhin is a prolific researcher. He has authored research-based books and has more than thirty research publications in refereed journals and conference proceedings. He regularly conducts training programs and workshops on business analytics to train the corporates as well as faculty members of B-Schools. Tuhin is a renowned speaker on analytics and delivers invited talks and speeches in international conferences and seminars at IIMs and abroad. He is the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Business Analytics and Intelligence and is the editorial board member of a number of leading journals. He is also invited to judge international data science competitions held across Europe and USA. Despite being in the industry, he continues to play the academic role as visiting professor in IMT Ghaziabad and other reputed management institutes. Tuhin is a distinguished member of American Statistical Association, Association for Computing Machinery SIGKDD (Special Interest Group on Knowledge Discovery and Data), Decision Sciences Institute (University of Houston, Texas), Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), INFORMS, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), Senior Member of IEEE Computational Intelligence Society and a Fellow of Royal Statistical Society, London.
The personal journey of Tuhin is as exciting as his achievements in the analytics domain. Being a golfer, Tuhin pays regular visits to the leading golf clubs to enjoy the game and while staying indoors, he loves to play chess. Tuhin is into adventure sports and takes part in river rafting, hiking, paragliding, expeditions and scuba diving. As an accomplished scuba diver, he was awarded with the advanced open water diving licence from Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) and gained the experience of deep adventure dive – exploring shipwrecks, fascinating creatures and other-worldly landscapes. Being a connoisseur of western classical music and a wine enthusiast, Tuhin mastered the western classical music from Yale University and learnt the science of oenology from The University of Adelaide. In his quest to explore spirituality from a scientific perspective, Tuhin embraced positive psychology from BerkeleyX. To appreciate art, he visited some of the leading museums of the world including North Carolina Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art, New York and subsequently completed his studies on modern art from MoMA.