Experian announces the appointment of new India Managing Director

11 April 2019 Consultancy.in

Data analytics and financial advisory firm Experian India has appointed Sathya Kalyanasundaram as its new Country Managing Director. Kalayansundaram’s new role revolves around driving growth in Experian’s operations across India, primarily by cultivating strategic client relationships.

Based in Mumbai, Experian supports clients and customers with financial services decisions based on information gathered through advanced data analytics. The firm lays emphasis on innovation and investment in new technology to help enhance the quality of its services, which span credit services, analytics and business information.

Kalyanasundaram has vast experience in the domain of consulting financial advisory services. He holds a degree in commerce from Loyola College and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Hartford. He began his professional career at Reuters, where he worked as a Senior Analyst.

He has had brief stints at a number of firms, including LoBue Associates and Envipco. He has also held the position of Chief Financial Officer at Alliance Consulting and Moschip Semiconductor. In 2012, he joined the Confederation of Indian Industry, where he was a Senior Member od the Economic Affairs Panel for nearly two years.

Experian announces the appointment of new India Managing Director

Since then, Kalyanasundaram has been engaged in a number of senior roles, including as the Director of Finance and Operations at Scientific Games. Between 2015 and now, he has been at MobME Wireless Solutions, where he began as Chief Financial Officer and eventually ascended to Chief Executive Officer.

He will now take over as the Country Manager at Experian India, where he is tasked with navigating growth amidst a highly competitive financial services market that is drawing attention from a number of major international firms. The Indian leadership of Experian will all report to him in his new role.

Commenting on his appointment, CEO of Experian Asia Pacific Ben Elliot said, “We are delighted to welcome Sathya to the Experian family. His extensive experience across a variety of sectors will ensure that we take Experian India to the next level. We are confident that his appointment to lead Experian will strengthen our presence in India, with a focus on building innovative solutions for India’s consumers.”

“Financial institutions investing in data and analytics have been changing the narrative on providing differentiated experiences for their consumers. I believe Experian India, being the pioneer in the field of data analytics and decisioning, has a tremendous role to play in this and I look forward to driving our growth strategy and taking the company forward as we embrace the opportunities ahead,” added Kalyanasundaram.

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Nitesh Sahay relocates to Marketscience Consulting's London office

23 April 2019 Consultancy.in

Nitesh Sahay, managing director and associate partner at Truesight Consulting, has relocated to the UK to support Marketscience founder Peter Cain with expanding the firm’s footprint in Europe. Sahay will work with UK-based clients as well as those in India.

New York-based Truesight Consulting was established in 2017 and launched in India in only February last year under Nitesh Sahay, who was appointed the firm’s Managing Director in the country. The New Delhi practice was established as a hub for the firm’s operations across Asia.

Sahay is a graduate in Economics from Delhi University as well as Jawaharlal Nehru University, and has worked at a number of high profile firms throughout his career, which spans nearly two decades. He began his career in economic research, before joining GE Capita International as a Business Analyst.

He has been a Researcher and a Project Manager at Universite Laval in Canada, following which he worked for a year as a Senior Economist at Datamonitor. His first managerial position came during a three-year spell at Symphony Marketing Solutions, following which he joined Ninah Consulting.Nitesh Sahay relocates to Marketscience Truesights London office spot

Over nearly a decade at Ninah, Sahay ascended to the position of Regional Director for the Asia Pacific Region, during the period becoming acquainted with David Dixon and Sebastian Shapiro, who later broke off to established Truesight Consulting in 2017. They later brought Sahay on board.

The firm has since been expanding gradually, and entered a strategic partnership with London-based marketing consultancy Marketscience Consulting last year. The firm specialises in econometric modeling and statistical analysis to offer customised solutions to clients across various sectors.

Sahay has now been relocated from the New Delhi office to the London office, where he joins founder of Marketscience Peter Cain in his efforts in innovative product development. “Sahay’s move to London speaks a lot about the way we are growing and what we want to achieve as a company,” said David Dixon.

Sahay himself added, “Not only are we bringing transparency to black-box analytics, but we’re training clients and helping them successfully integrate marketing analytics software and modeling in-house. We don’t just give our clients the best tools to work with, we also help them use and integrate that tool smoothly and effectively to ensure success.”