Global Center for Data Science Excellence in India

January 28, 2021

INDIA: January 28th, 2021- Raghu will be driving greater scale and innovation across competencies including Data Engineering, Business Intelligence, and Data Science while collaborating with teams in US and Europe. He is a seasoned executive with a consistent track record of developing and nurturing high performance global teams and delivering innovative solutions across a variety of industries.  

Previously, Raghu served as Vice-President-India at Core Compete, a global Cloud Analytics Company. He also held the positions of Solution Architect at SAS Institute, Implementation Head at ADP and AVP at Barclays Capital, Singapore.  In these roles, he built and led globally distributed high performing teams, led business critical, transformational analytics and Data Strategy initiatives in multiple domains including E-Commerce, Telecommunications, Automotive, Energy and Manufacturing.

BLEND360 excels in their unique expertise in delivering innovative analytics solutions. “BLEND360 is uniquely positioned to help the CMO, CDO, and CAO organizations drive growth for their brands. As the business landscape is evolving rapidly, many companies are faced with unprecedented market disruption, convergence, and the massive influx of data,” says Raghu. “I am super excited to join BLEND360 to scale up the ability to deliver innovative & reliable analytical solutions for clients.”

Known for exceptional people who deliver high-impact and sustainable results for their clients, BLEND360 takes pride in maintaining a world-class net promoter score. “Even through the hardship of the pandemic in 2020, we hit an extraordinary 75% annual company growth. We look to India for the high-quality talent in data engineering, BI, and data science. The Global Center for Data Science Excellence will serve as the engine for our growth. We are excited to have Raghu on-board,” says Amit Deshpande, Partner & Regional Head.

BLEND360’s Data Science and Strategy Company is a leading data science firm providing solutions and strategies to meet the needs of Chief Marketing and Analytics Officers of Fortune 1000 companies. BLEND360 continues to be one of the fastest growing companies, making the Fortune 5000 list 8 times out of 9 years. BLEND360 has over 200 employees, 30 clients, and offices located in NYC, MD, CO, TX, Belgium, and now India.


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