Sameer is Chief Strategy Officer at Fractal Analytics . He is responsible for driving strategic investments and inorganic growth, lead high-priority growth initiatives and help Fractal clients on AI-led transformation of their businesses . In his previous assignment , Sameer was Global Business Leader for Cognizant analytics and data sciences unit at Cognizant Technology Solutions.Sameer was responsible for leading end to end business spheres of Cognizant analytics – arguably the most comprehensive and broad based analytics practice in the industry comprising of multiple analytics verticals ,horizontals .He pioneered market redefining Customer , Risk , Operations analytics framework (CRO)to help clients realize transformative value from data detonation.
Sameer has a progressive senior leader track record of 20 years with a proven exposure towards building and scaling GIC units/third party global businesses/pure play providers along with incubating and scaling new lines of businesses and capabilities in analytics , AI , Digital arena. Prior to Cognizant,Sameer was the Country Head for Fidelity National Financial.
Sameer is a member of NASSCOM Analytics Special Interest Group, CII knowledge roundtable, ASSOCHAM digital council . He has been highlighted four times consecutively in “Top 10 influential analytics leaders list”by Analytics India magazine. Sameer is also advisor to Telangana and Andhra Pradesh government council for setting up analytics ecosystem and policy in Hyderabad and Vizag.
Sameer is also a well-renowned key note speaker & moderator at leading conferences and has been quoted regularly across multiple business media and news publications. Sameer is a prolific blogger and his blog post “Demystifying digital, data analytics and decision science” is a trendsetter; He is a trusted industry advisor and to leading Business & Technology Schools – ISB , Manipal education , Upgrad . He is the first analytics professional in India to deliver TED talk.