Soumendra is an acclaimed thought leader and SME in Analytics, IoT, AI, Cognitive and Automation space. He has been deeply engaged with customers and partners implementing and using Big Data, AI, Cognitive and Analytics solutions. With his regular interaction with Customers across the Globe, he brings strong connects as well as their journeys and experiences to the table. In addition, Soumendra is an Advisor with Harvard Business Review Advisory Council and is also associated with Indian Statistical Institute and various other universities as visiting faculty specializing on Big Data and Analytics. He is an effective communicator across corporate and academia; and can be regularly found speaking at various global forums, CAO advisory forums and educational institutions.