Amit Phansalkar - Co-Founder, Data Scientist, Netra Systems, USA

Amit heads the Marketing ROI product for DataXu. He is also the co-founder of Netra System, a machine vision start up creating smarter retail intelligence. Prior to this Amit was the Chief Data Officer for Massmutual, a fortune 100 financial services firm where he was responsible for the vision and data strategy for all consumer data. He successfully built a data venture to drive innovation in products and consumer engagement models in insurance and retirement services utilizing terabytes of consumer data.

Amit has more than 15 years of experience building products and systems using big data and served as the global director of data sciences and advanced analytics at Millward Brown digital. Amit started his career in systems biology building protein interaction networks in the entire human proteome. Amit holds over 6 data science patents and several research publications. Amit Holds a MS in statistics from University of New Mexico where he focused on graduate research at Los Alamos National Labs.