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Vijay Ravichandran

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Vijay graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronics from University of Mumbai, India in 2003, and then joined the Business Intelligence & Analytics unit at IGATE (now a part of Capgemini), an IT services company. Over the past 12 years, he has executed a number of projects in the U.S., Europe, and India for a Fortune 10 company.

During his professional career, Vijay designed data warehouses, data marts and executive dashboards for the client’s Aviation, Vehicle Fleet Management and Energy businesses. He worked on various applications such as spare parts utilization forecasting, vehicle fleet optimization and driver behavior analysis using GPS data.

To advance his knowledge in Analytics, Vijay joined Northwestern University’s MSiA program and looks forward to building expertise in statistical analysis, predictive modelling and optimization techniques. He plans to apply these skills to create intelligent systems that help organizations use data in more decisive ways to gain competitive advantage.