Dr. Jai Ganesh is a Product and Service Innovation leader with extensive experience in inventing, conceptualizing, building and commercializing successful technology product and service innovations. Jai heads NEXT Labs, which is a strategic initiative by Mphasis to research and innovate on emergent and future paradigms. NEXT Labs focuses on applied research and innovation on emerging and future paradigms through disruptive world class innovations, new products and service models, platform based offerings, thought leadership and industry relevant solutions. The key focus areas of NEXT Labs include Big Data Analytics, Social Media, Mobility, Cloud, Internet of Things and Automation. NEXT Labs works closely with academia, research labs, start-ups and new technology partners across the globe. Co-creation with clients is the key mode of operation for NEXT Labs. The core team consists of data scientists, digital strategists, developers, product specialists, user experience designers, and business analysts.
In his earlier role, Jai was the head of the SMAC Solutions group in Cognizant and was responsible for research, innovation and go-to-market for products, platforms, and solutions. Previously, he incubated and headed the Pervasive Computing Institute in Infosys and led innovation, technology strategy, research, intellectual property creation, thought leadership and new product consulting and service practice development. Jai has several granted patents and pending patent applications, and has published in a number of leading peer reviewed journals.
Jai obtained his PhD from Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) and also holds an MBA. He was a recipient of the Chevening Rolls-Royce Science and Innovation Leadership Fellowship at the University of Oxford. Jai is a black belt in Karate and loves football and running.
Dr. Shivani Gupta has more than 15 years of experience in advanced analytics, statistical research, delivery, presales, consulting, and teaching. Prior to Mphasis, she was working with MindTree data and analytic solutions (DAS) where she was leading the advanced analytics team and open source COE. Among other key projects, she has also evolved fraud detection system for world’s biggest biometric identity project. Prior to Mindtree, she worked with HP (DSAS), HSBC (analytics) in addition to her teaching experience in IIM Indore and UGC. She has experience in retail, CPG, banking, IT, BPO, entertainment and consumer credit industries. She holds a PhD in design of experiment from Indore University in association with Hiroshima University.
She loves cooking, doing yoga and traveling.
Dr. Archisman Majumdar is senior manager at Mphasis Next Lab. He is a fellow of the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, where he completed his PhD in Quantitative Methods and Information Systems. Prior to Mphasis he has worked in Cognizant, Infosys, Siemens and Wipro in various project management, research and engineering roles. He has published papers in many international conferences and was a visiting researcher at the IT University of Copenhagen during his PhD. His areas of expertise are in Business Analytics, Social Media, Product management, and information systems research.
Dr. Udayaadithya Avadhanam is a Senior Manager, Mphasis NEXTlabs. His research interests include modeling complex systems, social simulations, social network analysis, text and opinion mining, and policy analysis. He has a PhD from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Prior to Mphasis, he has worked with CTS and Infosys Labs. He received the ‘India Social Science Research Award 2009’ from IDRC, Canada. He has been published in various international journals.
Dr. Damini Gupta is a PhD (Finance) from Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB). Her research focused on understanding impact of firm’s behavior on its valuation. She has presented various papers in conferences. Her paper titled ‘How evaluation of companies are impacted by environmental, social and governance disclosures in emerging markets’ won best paper award at PRI/Oikos Young Scholars Finance Academy. She has MBA from IIM Calcutta and over 15 years of experience in industry and academia. Prior to joining Mphasis, she has worked with Capital One, CEAT Financial Services and has taught at Delhi University. Damini is interested in using technology and analytics for better financial service delivery. Her areas of interest are credit scoring, fraud analytics, digital payment systems and their regulation. In her free time, she loves to explore new destinations.
Bishwajeet is a Masters in Technology from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. After completing his post-graduation, he worked in Cisco for 2 years. Currently, he is working in Mphasis NEXTlabs as Manager, Advanced Analytics. His core area of focus is research in the area of advanced analytics on topics like complex event processing, social networking analytics, IoT analytics, Video/image analytics etc. He loves building products which would delight the customer. He is a team player with strong background in analytics and a keen understanding of business. He is very adept at converting business requirements into effective business solutions.
He is passionate about football and music.
Vibhav works at Mphasis NEXTlabs as an Assistant Manager. He has 4 yrs. of experience in analytics and data modelling. His areas of work include optimization, system dynamics, natural language processing, social network analysis, predictive modelling and cloud, and has applied it to areas like workforce planning and customer profiling.
Vibhav holds a Masters in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from IIT Bombay and B.Tech in Electronics and Telecommunications from College of Engineering Pune. He has worked on ‘discrete event simulation’ in his Masters thesis project.
In his free time, he likes to read books (mostly fiction), travel to new places or simply catch up on the latest movie.
Ashutosh recently completed his Masters in Information technology from IIIT-B after doing his B.tech in Electronics and Communication. His area of interests are machine learning and optimization. He has a hands-on experience on programming languages like R, Python, and has done projects on prediction and data analytics. He is a fun loving guy and is always in a jolly mood. He is spiritually-inclined and likes to work on what he loves.
His hobbies include music, physical training, volley ball etc.
Divya holds a Master in Management in Technology Management and Business Analytics from Indian Institute of Science. She has experience in innovation management, technology forecasting using patents and research papers, assessing market crowdedness, business model development for technology startups, and university industry interaction. She enjoys working on problems of interdisciplinary nature. Divya is a strong believer in the power of technology and innovation as solution providers for all of man's problems.
She is a yoga enthusiast and she loves reading. Her favorite book is 'Five people you meet in heaven' by Mitch Albom.
Dr. Aravindhan Arunagiri is a Manager at Mphasis NEXT Labs. His core research interests include Business Process Management (BPM), Machine learning and Intelligence, Evolution of database models, Graphs and algorithms. He has a zeal for developing logic and algorithms for modeling and analyzing various aspects of Business and Technology.
Prior to joining Mphasis, he was a Faculty at National Institute of Technology - Trichy, teaching courses in the area of Quantitative methods, Information systems and Supply chain management. He has obtained his Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, with his dissertation focusing on-the-fly evolution of database models in BPM systems.
Rohit Kumar Patel is an Assistant Manager in Mphasis NEXT Labs. He holds a Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM) degree in Finance from Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai. He has over 5 years of experience in IT industry working with Infosys and Cognizant in areas of Business Development, Pre Sales, Business Analysis and Software Development. He believes that striving towards perfection to achieve your goal is the best way forward. Rohit is enthusiastic about reading, blogging, travelling, trying new cuisines and watching & playing sports.
Faustina has completed her Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Bishop Cottons College. She has 2 years of experience in working on Business Analysis, Development, Predictive Analytics and Optimization. Her Interest includes playing violin.
Pallavi has completed her Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Don Bosco Institute of Management Science. She has 2 years of experience in Business Analysis, Development, Automations, Predictive Analysis and Data mining. She is a travel enthusiast.
Meer has completed his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Applications. He is interested in sports, movies and music.
Sachin has completed his Bachelor degree in Computer Science. His hobbies are playing cricket, listen to music and photography.
I am Pranita Sharma. I have completed BE in CSE from Jawaharlal Nehru Engineering College, Aurangabad. My interest areas include DBMS and coding. I was previously part of Mphasis NEXT Labs team as an Intern for 2 months. I was mainly associated with work related to Data Streaming. After the amazing Internship experience, I wished to continue my journey here and thus I have returned as a permanent Employee.
Divay Garg is a Senior Analyst at NEXT Labs. He has done Masters in Technology from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IITK). He has interests in Machine Learning and Finance. He likes to work on problems related to financial sector and has worked on optimization and prediction algorithms in finance. Divay is passionate about trekking and badminton.
Ankit holds a Master of Technology degree in Data Sciences from International Institute of Information Technology, Bengaluru (IIITB). Data Analytics, Cloud Computing and Semantic Web are key areas of his specialization. He is a machine learning enthusiast and strives to build efficient models for different practical problems. He has a penchant for learning latest developments in the field of analytics. He is a team player and can adapt to different situations. His leisure activities includes gaming, reading, playing and watching cricket and other sports, watching movies.
Nishant Gupta completed his Masters in Information Technology from International Institute of Information Technology, Bengaluru (IIITB) after doing his B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering. His areas of interest include machine learning and statistics. He has hands-on experience in programming languages like R, Python and has done projects on data mining, analytics and sentiment analysis. He is an avid learner and is always up to something new. He enjoys listening to music, running and sometimes cooking in leisure time.
Ravi Sahu is a Software Engineer at Mphasis NEXT Labs. He holds a Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech) degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering, from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi. His areas of interest include IoT, Automation, Analytics and Robotics. He is passionate about reading books, music, exploring new places. His favorite book is ‘Alchemist’ by Paulo Coelho.